Elevated tau PET signal depends on abnormal amyloid levels and is uncommon in unimpaired individuals

Brain. 2019 Oct 1;142(10):2903-2904. doi: 10.1093/brain/awz278.


This scientific commentary refers to ‘The bivariate distribution of amyloid-β and tau: relationship with established neurocognitive clinical syndromes’, by Jack et al. (doi:10.1093/brain/awz268).

Publication types

  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Amyloid*
  • Amyloidosis*
  • Humans
  • Positron-Emission Tomography
  • Syndrome
  • tau Proteins


  • Amyloid
  • tau Proteins