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Creating a blood test for the detection of Alzheimer’s disease – News-Medical.Net

News-Medical spoke to Dr. Randall Bateman and Dr. Nicolas Barthélemy about their research on Alzheimer’s disease, and their new diagnosis technique.

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Why did you choose to research Alzheimer’s and its detection?
Alzheimer’s disease offers incredible potential for impact.  As the leading cause of disability and death in our elders, and with no effective treatments, the potential for changing the care of millions is now possible due to decades of careful scientific work.
Alzheimer’s disease is intellectually fascinating to me (Randall) as the disease is a convergence of aging and how the human mind works.
I (Nicolas) am an analytical chemist…

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