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New York Times Features Beeson Scholar Reisa Sperling

Jul 12
2010

New York Times Features Beeson Scholar Reisa Sperling

Reisa Sperling, MD, was featured for her work on Alzheimer's disease plaque detection in a July 12 New York Times article, “New Scan May Spot Alzheimer’s." Dr. Sperling is part of an exciting new path of research examining a new scanning technique by Avid Radiopharmaceuticals. Currently, the only definitive way a doctor can diagnose Alzheimer’s is to find plaque in the patient’s brain during autopsy. The possibility of being able to conclusively diagnose Alzheimer’s disease before death is very exciting given that it can be misdiagnosed up to 20% of the time.…


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