Aging and Dementia

Aging and dementia (Dir : B. Desgranges)

This project should help better understand the nature and causes of memory impairment in aging and various degenerative diseases. It should thus highlight the specific alterations related to age and each condition, better understand the conditions of successful aging and facilitate the differential diagnosis of cortical dementias, which is a major challenge for the therapeutic. In addition, this program aims to identify the brain and cognitive markers of progression to dementia are easiest to apply routinely. Finally, it should contribute to the development of more sensitive tests than those currently used clinically.