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Publication Year

2010

Abstract

Alzheimer's disease is an extremely serious condition that is challenging to diagnose. We have used experimental data to compare the rate of decay of entorhinal cortex (EC) neurons in various stages of Alzheimer's. We observed that the rate of EC neuron decay in the patients without Alzheimer's is close to zero, linear in mild cases, and quadratic in severe cases. We believe that described estimates may help to diagnose the disease as well as its stage.

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This article was previously called Article 29.

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Advisors:

Arcadii Grinshpan, Mathematics and Statistics

Andrei Chugunov, Fortis College: Medical Sciences

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