Sleep: Slow Wave Activity Predicts Amyloid-β Accumulation

Hong Viet V. Ngo, Jurgen Claassen, Martin Dresler*

*Corresponding author for this work


The accumulation of amyloid-β, a metabolic residue found in the brain, has been linked to cognitive ageing and Alzheimer's disease. A longitudinal study reveals that the increase of amyloid-β can be predicted using simple sleep parameters.

Original languageEnglish
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number22
Pages (from-to)R1371-R1373
Publication statusPublished - 16.11.2020

Research Areas and Centers

  • Academic Focus: Center for Brain, Behavior and Metabolism (CBBM)


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