Reisa Sperling

Can we treat Alzheimers 20 years early?

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About Reisa Sperling

Reisa Sperling is a clinical neurologist, a neuroimaging researcher, and a leading force in the movement towards earlier diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. She directs the Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Harvard Aging Brain Study at Massachusetts General Hospital, and is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School in Boston.

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Can new imaging techniques help determine who will develop Alzheimer’s before symptoms show? Sperling says early detection and prevention research is the best defense against a disease we discover too late to treat.

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