Alzheimer’s Disease

Mayo Clinic Laboratories has marked a significant advancement in the fight against Alzheimer's disease with the introduction of an innovative diagnostic test. This noninvasive blood test accurately detects the p-Tau217 biomarker, indicative of amyloid beta accumulation in the brain. This test is set to transform the approach to Alzheimer's disease management, offering a convenient and less invasive alternative to traditional diagnostic methods.

By Luci Gens • April 17, 2024

Joshua Bornhorst, Ph.D., describes the new, FDA-approved Alzheimer's disease (AD) test and how it differs from Mayo Clinic Laboratories' existing AD evaluation. The laboratory will offer both tests, to ensure flexibility and options for managing clinical care.

By Barbara J. Toman • July 26, 2022

This "Specialty Testing" webinar will discuss Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which has been used in research on Alzheimer's disease for decades. Only recently, have platforms been developed to standardize measurements across laboratories.

By MCL Education • June 24, 2020