New Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease

Oscar Lopez, MD, FAAN, discusses the new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.

Educational Objectives 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Explain the outcomes of new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease
  • Describe the role of peripheral biomarkers
  • Identify current prevention treatments of Alzheimer’s disease


All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity have disclosed all financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. All of the relevant financial relationships for the individuals listed below have been mitigated

  • Consultant: Grifols, Biogen

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The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

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Release Date: 4/20/2021 | Last Modified On: 7/8/2022 | Expires: 7/8/2023


April 20, 2021


July 8, 2023

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Oscar Lopez, MD, FAAN

Oscar Lopez, MD, FAAN

Chief, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Clinical and Translational Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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