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Cerebral multi-morbidity of the aging brain

Edited by Johannes Attems and Julie Schneider

This special series, published in Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, provides an overview of our current knowledge on the simultaneous presence of multiple pathologies in brains of elderly individuals, including implications of pathogenesis on age-associated neurodegeneration and its impact on clinico-pathological correlation.

This series of articles has not been sponsored and all articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer review process overseen by the Series Editors, with final decisions made by the Editors in Chief. The Series Editors and Editors in Chief declare no competing interests.

  1. Review

    What we can learn from animal models about cerebral multi-morbidity

    Late-onset diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, or frontotemporal lobar degeneration are considered to be protein-folding disorders, with the accumulation of protein deposits causing a ga...

    Siân Baker and Jürgen Götz

    Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2015 7:11

    Published on: 29 January 2015

  2. Review

    Prevalence of mixed pathologies in the aging brain

    The spectrum of mixed brain pathologies expands beyond accompanying vascular pathology in brains with Alzheimer’s disease-related pathology. Co-occurrence of neurodegenerative non-Alzheimer’s disease-type prot...

    Jasmin Rahimi and Gabor G Kovacs

    Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy 2014 6:82

    Published on: 21 November 2014