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Researchers Evaluate Current and Future Status of Clinical Trials at International FTD Conference

Alzforum’s coverage of the 2021 International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementia concludes with an update on FTD clinical trials.   According to the final article in the series, trials for carriers of GRN mutations are the farthest along in clinical trial developments. Julio Rojas of the University of California,…


Cohort Studies Join Together in Preparation for FTD Clinical Trials

In the sixth part of Alzforum’s coverage series of the 2021 International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias, researchers provide an overview of how studies from around the world are uniting as clinical trials are in development.   One such initiative, the FTD Prevention Initiative (FPI), unites multicenter studies like GENFI and ALLFTD together. FPI is jointly led by…


Social-Emotional Tests in FTD Research Discussed at International FTD Conference

Alzforum’s coverage of the 2021 International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias continues with a closer look into neuropsychological tests.   During the conference, researchers described the different tests that examine deficits in social and emotional cognition. According to the Alzforum article, Katherine Rankin of the University of California, San Francisco and colleagues have been working to validate four socioemotional…