Deciphering Alzheimer disease

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2012 Jan;2(1):a011460. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a011460.


Alzheimer disease represents an insidious impairment of intellect and emotional well-being. However, recent advances in biochemical pathology and human genetics offer promise that effective therapeutic agents may soon be developed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Alzheimer Disease / genetics*
  • Alzheimer Disease / therapy
  • Amyloid beta-Peptides / genetics
  • Amyloid beta-Peptides / metabolism
  • Biomedical Research
  • Humans


  • Amyloid beta-Peptides