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Press Release 05-011
Nanoscale Diagnostic Sets Sights on Alzheimer's

Experimental procedure detects possible traces of disease in cerebrospinal fluid

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graph comparing diagnostic tools according to sensitivity and applicability to various bodily fluids

The bio-bar-code amplification technology, which is a million times more sensitive than enzyme-linked immunoassay (ELISA) tests, can detect ADDLs in cerebrospinal fluid where the biomarker is present in very low concentrations. The goal is to ultimately detect and validate the marker in blood.

Credit: Northwestern University

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