How To Study the Degenerating Brain



Although the causes of some neurodegenerative diseases are established, the etiology of many common, sporadic neurodegenerative conditions remains mysterious.

For nearly all such maladies, the search for ways to prevent or halt degeneration is ongoing. A better understanding of how and why each disease progresses is necessary both for developing potential treatment strategies and for monitoring the effectiveness of interventions during clinical trials.

Download this list to discover more about some of the main techniques deployed to study the degenerating brain, including:

  • Post-mortem analysis
  • Neuroimaging
  • Genetic analysis

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