The insula as a biomarker of dementia with Lewy bodies

It is so exciting to read about a promising marker to differentiate between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies!

Looking forward to following this research!

Today Frederic Blanc, Ian McKeith and colleagues publish research in Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy identifying a biomarker of dementia with Lewy bodies. In this blog, they explain more about what this disease is and what their results show.

Source: The insula as a biomarker of dementia with Lewy bodies



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My name is Cynthia Leung and I am a practicing pharmacist in Kingston Ontario, Canada. This blog is for me to share my ideas, opinions and perspectives on how medications are used in our health care system. Note that these posts are my own opinions and do not represent the opinions of my current or former employers and / or organizations that I may belong to. Any possible case scenarios described in my posts would be modified to maintain patient confidentiality. This blog is not a platform for professional advise for patients or health care providers and the content is not meant to support any clinical decisions or replace professional opinions. Also the images are either taken or created by the author, or adapted with permissions. I hope you will enjoy reading my posts!

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