December 7, 2018

New PET tracer identified for imaging Tau in Alzheimer's disease patients

In the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and the search for effective treatments, tau tangles in the brain have joined amyloid build-up as markers of the disease and potential therapy targets. In the December issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, the featured article of the month reports on the identification of a promising second-generation positron emission tomography (PET) tracer for imaging and measuring tau pathology. {read more here}