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IU researchers develop new brain network modeling tools to advance Alzheimer's disease research

Indiana University researchers are collaborating on a novel approach to use neuroimaging and network modeling tools—previously developed to analyze brains of patients in the clinic—to investigate Alzheimer’s disease progression in preclinical animal models.

IU School of Medicine  |  Nov 30, 2023

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IU administering, leading clinical research on FDA-approved Alzheimer’s drug

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Point-of-Care Ultrasound

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