Neurodegenerative disease of the brain: a survey of interdisciplinary approaches

J R Soc Interface. 2023 Jan;20(198):20220406. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2022.0406. Epub 2023 Jan 18.


Neurodegenerative diseases of the brain pose a major and increasing global health challenge, with only limited progress made in developing effective therapies over the last decade. Interdisciplinary research is improving understanding of these diseases and this article reviews such approaches, with particular emphasis on tools and techniques drawn from physics, chemistry, artificial intelligence and psychology.

Keywords: brain; data; imaging; models; neurodegenerative diseases; physics.

Publication types

  • Review
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Artificial Intelligence*
  • Brain
  • Humans
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases*