Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a serious and irreversible brain disorder that impairs memory and cognition, progressively worsening to include behavioral changes and an inability to perform simple tasks. It is estimated that AD affects nearly 7 million adults aged 65 years and older in the United States and is projected to affect a staggering ~14 million adults by 2060. AD is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for up to 80% of dementia cases. AD has a broad impact on the lives of patients and their caregivers, as well as on supporting healthcare and long-term care systems. Although there is no cure for Alzheimer’s Disease early diagnosis, adoption of healthy lifestyle changes, and advancements in Alzheimer’s Disease treatment can be beneficial in helping patients maintain brain health, improve cognitive function, and slow or delay the symptoms of their disease. DETECT Now!

Americans ≥65 years old living with AD today
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(Projected) Americans living with AD by 2060
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(Estimated) Americans ≥65 years old had Alzheimer's Dementia at death in 2020
2023 Healthcare Costs of AD in the US
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Less than 1 in 5

Americans are familiar with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)


With MCI from AD develop dementia within 5 years of diagnosis

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Scientific Council

Marc Agronin, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Frank C. and Lynn Scaduto MIND Institute and Behavioral Health
Miami Jewish Health
Miami, FL

Liana G. Apostolova, MD, MSc, FAAN

Associate Dean of Alzheimer’s Disease Research
Indiana University Distinguished Professor
Barbara and Peer Baekgaard Professor of Alzheimer's Disease Research
Professor in Neurology, Radiology, Medical and Molecular Genetics
Indiana University School of Medicine
Department of Neurology
Indianapolis, IN

Alireza Atri, MD, PhD

Chief Medical Officer, Banner Research
Banner Alzheimer’s and Research Institutes
Pheonix, Sun City, and Tucson, AZ
Director, Banner Sun Health Research Institute
Sun City, AZ

Ariel F. Cole, MD, FAAFP

Program Director, AdventHealth Geriatric Fellowship
Winter Park, FL

Brad Dickerson, MD, MMSc, FAAN

Director, Massachusetts General Hospital
Frontotemporal Disorders Unit
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

James M. Ellison, MD, MPH

Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Co-Director, Comprehensive Alzheimer’s Center
Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

Richard M. Dupee, MD, MACP, AGSF

Clinical Professor of Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Clinical professor, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University
Chief, Geriatrics Service, Tufts Medical Center
Senior Physician, Pratt Diagnostic Center
Dean ex officio, Office of International Affairs, Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

James E. Galvin, MD, MPH

Professor of Neurology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL

David S. Geldmacher, MD

Professor and Director
Division of Memory Disorders and Behavioral Neurology
Department of Neurology
Heersink School of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

George T. Grossberg, MD

Henry & Amelia Nasrallah Endowed Professor
Director of Geriatric Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Scott A. Kaiser, MD

Director of Geriatric Cognitive Health
Pacific Neuroscience Institute
Santa Monica, CA
Adjunct Professor
USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
Los Angeles, CA

Diana R. Kerwin, MD, CPI

President, Kerwin Medical Center
Chief, Geriatric Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
Dallas, TX

Alka Khera, MD

Assistant Professor
UT Southwestern Neurology
Dallas, TX

Chi-Ying (Roy) Lin, MD, MPH, FAAN

Director, CurePSP Center of Care for PSP, CBD, and MSA
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease Centers
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Catherine A. Madison, MD

Founding Director Ray Dolby Brain Health Center
San Francisco, CA

Scott McGinnis, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Frontotemporal Disorders Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Manisha Parulekar, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMD

Director, Division of Geriatrics
Co-director, Center for Memory Loss and Brain Health
Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack, NJ

Giulio M. Pasinetti, MD, PhD

The Saunders Family Chair and Professor of Neurology
Director of the Center for Molecular Integrative Neuroresilience,
Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Professor of Geriatrics and Adult Development
Department of Neurology and Friedman Brain Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

William D. Rhoades, DO, FACP

Chief Medical Officer
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital
Downers Grove, IL

Marwan Noel Sabbagh, MD, FAAN, FANA

Moreno Family Chair for Alzheimer’s Research
Vice Chairman for Research and Professor
Department of Neurology
Barrow Neurological Institute
Phoenix, AZ

Paul E. Schulz, MD

Rick McCord Professor in Neurology
Umphrey Family Professor of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Director, Neurocognitive Disorders Center
Director, Neurocognitive Disorders Fellowship
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Houston, TX

Neil Skolnik, MD

Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

R. Scott Turner, PhD, MD

Professor of Neurology
Director of the Memory Disorders Program
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Chuck Vega, MD, FAAFP

Health Sciences Clinical Professor
UC Irvine Department of Family Medicine
Director, UCI Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community
University of California Irvine
Irvine, CA

Geoffrey C. Wall, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS

John R. Ellis Distinguished Chair of Pharmacy Practice
Professor of Clinical Sciences
Director, Drake Drug Information Center
Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Des Moines, IA

David A. Wolk, MD, FAAN

Professor of Neurology
Director, Penn Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA