Advancing Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care: Recommendations from the Ware Invitational Summit

Naylor, Mary D.; Karlawish, Jason H.; Arnold, Steven E.; Khachaturian, Ara S.; Khachaturian, Zaven S.; Lee, Virginia M. -Y.; Baumgart, Matthew; Banerjee, Sube; Beck, Cornelia; Blennow, Kaj; Brookmeyer, Ron; Brunden, Kurt R.; Buckwalter, Kathleen C.; Comer, Meryl; Covinsky, Kenneth; Feinberg, Lynn Friss; Frisoni, Giovanni; Green, Colin; Guimaraes, Renato Maia; Gwyther, Lisa P.; Hefti, Franz F.; Hutton, Michael; Kawas, Claudia; Kent, David M.; Kuller, Lewis; Langa, Kenneth M.; Mahley, Robert W.; Maslow, Katie; Masters, Colin L.; Meier, Diane E.; Neumann, Peter J.; Paul, Steven M.; Petersen, Ronald C.; Sager, Mark A.; Sano, Mary; Schenk, Dale; Soares, Holly; Sperling, Reisa A.; Stahl, Sidney M.; van Deerlin, Vivianna; Stern, Yaakov; Weir, David; Wolk, David A.; Trojanowski, John Q.

To address the pending public health crisis due to Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related neurodegenerative disorders, the Marian S. Ware Alzheimer Program at the University of Pennsylvania held a meeting entitled "State of the Science Conference on the Advancement of Alzheimer's Diagnosis, Treatment and Care," on June 21-22, 2012. The meeting comprised four workgroups focusing on Biomarkers; Clinical Care and Health Services Research; Drug Development; and Health Economics, Policy, and Ethics. The workgroups shared, discussed, and compiled an integrated set of priorities, recommendations, and action plans, which are presented in this article.


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