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The researcher added that the development was one of the most significant in the treatment of the disease since it was discovered in 1907 by Alois Alzheimer.
Alois Alzheimer in 1906 looked during autopsy procedures at brains of patients who died after suffering a specific type of mental confusion and deterioration, he found unusual clumps and fibers of proteins.
German neuropathologist Alois Alzheimer and colleague Emil Kraepelin first described the plaques and tangles of Alzheimer's disease, following an autopsy of a woman with dementia at the start of the 20th century.
In 1906 the German neuropathologist Alois Alzheimer microscopically identified the two specific markers characterizing the disease that now bears his name: sticky, abnormal clumps (amyloid plaques) that form within the empty space between brain cells with tangled bundles of fibres (tau neurofibrillary tangles) that erupt from within the clumps.
Dalessandro, BS, NHA, developed and manage the Alois Alzheimer center in Cincinnati, which opened i in 1987 as the first freestanding dementia facility in the United States.
If the dye, called florbetapir, wins regulatory approval, doctors will have the first tool for a quick, definitive diagnosis since German physician Alois Alzheimer described the disease in 1906.
It is named after German neurologist Alois Alzheimer, who first described it as a physical disease affecting the brain, which leads to the death of brain cells.
ALZHEIMER'S is so named because it was first described by the German neurologist Alois Alzheimer.
According to press materials from the company, in recent decades, researchers seeking a drug to treat the underlying cause of Alzheimer's have focused their efforts mainly on amyloid-beta plaques--protein clumps that appear on the brains of affected individuals that were first noted by Alois Alzheimer in 1906.
This is the most significant development in the treatment of the tangles since Alois Alzheimer discovered them in 1907.
Gilster developed the Alois Alzheimer Center, which opened in 1987 as the first freestanding dementia facility in the United States.
The brain disorder, named for German physician Alois Alzheimer who first described it in 1906, destroys brain cells, causing problems with memory, thinking and behavior.