Dementia and Alzheimer Disease

The NeurologyLive dementia and Alzheimer disease clinical focus page provides information, podcasts, videos, and news about the latest FDA actions, clinical guideline updates, study and clinical trial findings, and interviews with physicians related to the care of patients with dementia and similar diseases, including Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia, Alzheimer disease, and more.

Biogen Head Pens Open Letter Regarding Aducanumab Controversy in Alzheimer

July 23, 2021

Alfred Sandrock, MD, PhD, head of research and development, Biogen, has published an open letter to the Alzheimer community in an attempt to clarify “misinformation and misunderstanding” that has moved “outside the boundaries of legitimate scientific deliberation.”

Telehealth for Patients with Alzheimer Disease: Jessica Zwerling, MD

July 19, 2021

The associate director of the Center for the Aging Brain at Montefiore Medical Center discusses the use of telehealth for patients with Alzheimer disease during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as her thoughts on why it is here to stay.