Published in Biotech Law Weekly, July 7th, 2006
In a recently published article, scientists in the United States conducted a study "to examine the associations between postmortem Alzheimer disease (AD) neuropathology and autopsy-verified cardiovascular disease."
M.S. Beeri and colleagues at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York examined" 99 subjects (mean age at death=87.6; SD=8.7) from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry Brain Bank who were devoid of cerebrovascular disease-associated lesions or of non-AD-related neuropathology. Density of neuritic plaques (NPs) and...
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