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Plasma NfL Offers Better Prognostication for Neurodegeneration Than Total Tau

April 16, 2021

Data from a cohort of more than 900 individuals suggest that while total tau can add cross-sectional value in certain contexts, neurofilament light served better for prognostication of cognitive decline and imaging changes.