Labcorp is working hard, combining the power of new high precision technology with artificial intelligence to advance diagnostic testing in order to provide clear, objective answers to clinicians, patients, and families.

We are working with blood-based biomarkers, like pTau and NfL, and collaborating with pharmaceutical and diagnostic partners to develop tests that identify, diagnose and monitor patients with AD.


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ALS, Ataxias, & Huntington's

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Multiple Sclerosis

While no single test can diagnose multiple sclerosis, lab tests may help doctors rule out other diseases and confirm a diagnosis.

Biomarkers for Drug Development

The increasing prevalence of neurodegenerative diseases has fueled the need for advanced research into pharmaceutical solutions and related neuro biomarkers.