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FTD: From Early Diagnosis to Treatment?

Prof. Dr. Yolande Pijnenburg
Professor of Young-Onset Dementia
Alzheimer Center, Department of Neurology
Amsterdam University Medical Center, The Netherlands


  • Pathophysiological mechanisms in sporadic FTD might differ from genetic FTD.
  • C9orf testing is indicated in atypical late-onset psychiatric disorders.
  • Mental rigidity patterns and non-verbal semantic deficits are understudied in the diagnosis of FTD.
  • The behavioral variant of Alzheimer’s disease is an important differential diagnosis of FTD.


  • Planners: Bruce L. Miller, MD; Howard J. Rosen, MD; Andrew Breithaupt, MD; and Eleanor O’Brien have stated they have no relationships to disclose.
  • Speakers: Prof. Dr. Yolande Pijnenburg has stated she has no relationships to disclose.

Accreditation: The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit is inclusive of all Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds sessions offered from January 1, 2022, through December 30, 2022. (1 credit per each 1-hour grand rounds session throughout the year).

Questions? Email Andrew Breithaupt, MD, at

Attendees must register for this event. Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience with a terminal degree. This activity is not commercially supported.

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