Blue Highway’s Ed O’Neil and members of the research team were in Honolulu this month to gain insight on potential Alzheimer’s disease diagnostic technology during AAICAD 2010. Our partners from Indiana Univeristy Center for Neuroimaging presented a poster of research findings to date for the FDT Alzheimer’s Screener during the conference.
July 15, 2010
This week, nearly 4,000 scientists from around the world gathered to report and discuss the latest advances in research on treatments, risk factors, and diagnosis for the health epidemic of the 21st century Alzheimer’s disease at the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2010 International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease (AAICAD 2010) in Honolulu.
“With an aging baby boomer generation, the Alzheimer’s disease crisis will continue to touch more lives and create an unsustainable fiscal toll on the nation’s healthcare system particularly Medicare and Medicaid,” said William Thies, PhD, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer at the Alzheimer’s Association.