March 2003 – Vol 5 – No. 1

State of the art

Is the distinction between Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia possible and relevant?
Ramit Ravona-Springer, MD; Michael Davidson, MD; Shlomo Noy, MD, PhD

Basic research

Genetic studies in Alzheimer’s disease
Ya-Ping Tang, MD, PhD; Elliot S. Gershon, MD

Biochemical aspects of dementias
Christoph Hock, MD

Pharmacological aspects

Treatment of cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease
Alistair Burns, MD, FRCP, FRCPsych

Posters & images in neuroscience

Diagnostic decision tree in dementia
Julie Loebach Wetherell , PhD; Dilip V. Jeste, MD

Clinical research

Behavioral disturbances in dementia
Franz Müller-Spahn, MD

Age-related mild cognitive deficit: a ready-to-use concept?
Christian Gilles, MD

The evaluation of cognitive function in the dementias: methodological and regulatory considerations
Keith A. Wesnes, PhD; John E. Harrison, PhD

Sensitivity and specificity of neuroimaging for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease
Daniel E. Wollman, MD, PhD; Isak Prohovnik, PhD

The discovery of Alzheimer’s disease
Hanns Hippius, MD; Gabriele Neundörfer, MD