Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a complex progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized by the accumulation of Aβ plaques and tau NFTs, which are considered to result in neuronal loss, cognitive decline and dementia.

In this video, Professor Dr. Serge Gauthier explains what dementia is and what differentiates Alzheimer’s disease from other types of dementias.

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Reviewed by Prof. Serge Gauthier

McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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