FTD Dementia

What to Know about Frontotemporal Dementia

February 23, 2023
James M. Noble, MD, MS

James M. Noble, MD, MS

James M. Noble, MD, MS, associate professor of neurology, spoke with NewYork-Presbyterian Health Matters about  "What to Know About Frontotemporal Dementia," the most common form of dementia for people under the age of 60. As Dr. Noble explains, "Among the causes of dementia, FTD is unique in that about one-third of all people with FTD will have a family history, which is suggestive of a genetic link. Several genes have been implicated in FTD, and genetic testing is more often discussed and considered in FTD than in other dementias." [read more]

Source: Health Matters