Blood test for tau, Alzheimer’s disease under development: Investigators design, evaluate blood test for patients to detect tau, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease

Today, the only way to definitively diagnose Alzheimer’s disease in life is through brain scans and tests of cerebrospinal fluid

A biomarker in the brain’s circulation system may be Alzheimer’s earliest warning: Breakdown of blood vessel lining is seen in multiple neurodegenerative diseases

USC scientists say Alzheimer’s could be diagnosed earlier if scientists focus on an early warning within the brain’s circulation system.