November 10, 2016

Vanderbilt researchers have established a new measure of resilience to cognitive impairment in people with asymptomatic Alzheimer’s disease. They essentially flipped the standard approach used by researchers when mining the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) database, said Timothy Hohman, Ph.D., the lead author of the study published online Nov. 4 in Neurology. Instead of assessing factors linked to cognitive decline, they sought to identify participants who maintained cognitive performance.

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