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Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have shown for the first time that the eye could be a surrogate for brain degeneration like Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

This research results have recently been published in the Journal of Ophthalmic Research and is the first clinical study showing a potential for peripheral retinal imaging to be used in monitoring AD and potentially other neurodegenerative diseases.

Period07 Jul 2018

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  • TitleCould the eye be the window to brain degeneration?
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletAsia Biotech
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date07/07/2018
    DescriptionResearchers from Queen’s University Belfast have shown for the first time that the eye could be a surrogate for brain degeneration like Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

    This research results have recently been published in the Journal of Ophthalmic Research and is the first clinical study showing a potential for peripheral retinal imaging to be used in monitoring AD and potentially other neurodegenerative diseases.
    URLhttps://www.asiabiotech.com/22/2207/22070057b.html
    PersonsImre Lengyel