Priority Areas for Future Research on Sex and Gender in Alzheimer’s Disease


Published 6/12/18

This PowerPoint slide deck by SWHR’s Interdisciplinary Network on Alzheimer’s Disease highlights the 12 priority areas for future sex and gender differences research in Alzheimer’s disease based on the group’s peer-reviewed paper, Understanding the impact of sex and gender in Alzheimer’s disease: A call to action, published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia.

The priorities laid out by the Alzheimer’s Network cover the following categories:

  • disease mechanisms
  • clinical diagnostics and therapeutics
  • neurodevelopment and genetic risks
  • epidemiology, socioeconomic, and lifestyle factors

These areas directly affect future progress in prevention, treatment, clinical trial design, and public policy for Alzheimer’s disease.

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