Unraveling The Complexities of Alzheimer’s Disease, Advances in Diagnostic Practices, and Tackling Misdiagnoses with Frank Amato Surviving Your Brain

Unraveling The Complexities of Alzheimer’s Disease, Advances in Diagnostic Practices, and Tackling Misdiagnoses with Frank Amato

In this episode, Dr. Philippe Douyon is joined by special guest Frank Amato, CEO of SYNAPS Dx, to explain to us the various complexities and myths surrounding Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Douyon and Frank Amato also discuss current diagnostic practices and how other conditions such as Depression could be masking themselves as Alzheimer’s. However, with the right tools and technology in place, Frank shows us how we can now diagnose Alzheimer’s accurately and quickly at SYNAPS Dx.


  • The daunting job of dealing with Alzheimer’s disease
  • Understanding the diagnosis process of Alzheimer’s disease, and how to do it accurately
  • Biomarkers that can help us accurately diagnose and prescribe for Alzheimer’s
  • Dispelling the myths surrounding Alzheimer’s disease
  • About 35 to 40% of the people who get a dementia diagnosis are actually misdiagnosed
  • How something Depression can mask itself as dementia


“The only way to diagnose Alzheimer's disease up until now has been at autopsy which is not a great way for patients thinking about what I might do as an intervention for my condition.” - Frank Amato

“Although Alzheimer's disease is complex, diagnosing it doesn't have to be.” - Frank Amato

“There are lifestyle changes that we can make every single day that are really beneficial for the brain.” - Philippe Douyon


Frank Amato

Website | https://www.synapsdx.com/


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