Release: Nov. 3, 2021
Expiration: Nov. 30, 2022
Tobey J Betthauser, Ph.D.
Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology
Department of Medicine
School of Medicine and Public Health
Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Leonardo Laccarino, Ph.D.
Asst. Professional Researcher – LEADS PETCore Director
Memory and Aging Center – RabLab
Weill Institute for Neurosciences
University of California San Francisco
Anne Maass, Ph.D.
Group Leader: Multimodal Neuroimaging
Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen e.V. (DZNE)
David M. Cash, Ph.D.
Principal Research Fellow
Dementia Research Centre
UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology
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|Funding Statement||Earn complimentary CME credit.|
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|Target Audience / Intended Audience||This activity is intended to meet the educational needs of psychologists and primary care clinicians including internists, family physicians, radiologists, neurologists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who are seeking additional education in the assessment, diagnosis and ongoing health care of patients with cognitive impairment and dementia.|
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The purpose of this webinar is to review the basic principles, clinical applications and state-of-the-art advances in Alzheimer's research using the functional imaging techniques of FDG-PET and functional MRI. Learners will have a better understanding of how images are formed, the characteristic changes that Alzheimer's disease and related dementias cause on these images, and how to process and analyze these images.
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