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Abiant Selected to Present at 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease
Deerfield, ILLINOIS - - May 26, 2009 - - Abiant has been selected present work co-authored with members of the New York University School of Medicine at the 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD). The presentation, titled "Hippocampal Glucose Metabolism Predicts Cognitive Decline and Correlates to Disease Progression in the ADNI Population", is focused on the results of analyses performed using imaging of glucose metabolism on participants in the Alzheimers Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI).
ICAD, sponsored by the Alzheimer's Association (www.alz.org), is one of the world's largest and premier conferences on the care, diagnosis, and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. The conference will take place from July 11 - 16 in Vienna, Austria.
ADNI is a $60 million, 5-year public-private partnership to test whether serial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET), other biological markers, and clinical and neuropsychological assessment can be combined to measure the progression of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and early Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Additional information can be found at the ADNI website.
Abiant, Inc. uses proprietary image analysis methods and software to provide sensitive biomarkers of drug effects and disease progression. The imaging information, which includes biochemical, functional, and structural measurements, is intended to accelerate or reduce risk of decision making in both drug development and disease treatment.
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