Biomarkers

Cognitive dysfunction is becoming a health concern of increasing importance as our population ages and the baby boomers enter their 65th year of life. It is estimated that by 2025, there will be approximately 34 million individuals worldwide diagnosed with dementia. Given that current treatments for dementia only modestly attenuate symptoms and cannot cure the disease, it is imperative that we elucidate underlying predictive factors to develop prevention and treatment program .