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New model can help predict cognitive decline in patients with Alzheimer's

06:33 EDT 5 Aug 2019 | Pharmafile

Scientists at MIT have developed a new model which can predict whether patients at risk for Alzheimer’s disease will experience clinically significant cognitive decline, by predicting their cognitive test scores up to two years in the future.

The model could be used to improve the selection of candidate drugs and participant cohorts in clinical trials, while also allowing patients to know they might experience rapid cognitive decline in the coming months and years, so they and their loved ones can prepare.

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