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Grantee in the News: Kenneth Langa on PET scans effectiveness in The New York Times

Aug 14
2019

Grantee in the News: Kenneth Langa on PET scans effectiveness in The New York Times View MoreBACK

On August, 2, 2019, The New York Times featured the insights of AFAR expert Kenneth M. Langa, MD, PhD, on the effectiveness of PET scans. The article also links to recent research co-authored by Dr. Langa in JAMA Internal Medicine on the rate of diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease.


Dr. Langa is a 2003 Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging recipient. He is also a Professor of Internal Medicine, Gerontology, and Health Management and Policy at the University of Michigan.


Read the New York Times article, “A Brain Scan May Predict Alzheimer’s. Should You Get One?here.


Read Dr. Langa’s original research in JAMA Internal Medicine, “Preclinical Alzheimer Disease – Early Diagnosis or Overdiagnosis?here.





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