University of Minnesota – Office for Technology Commercialization

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Language Analysis Tool Detects Cognitive Dysfunction for Early Alzheimer Diagnosis

Technology Area: Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care

Commercial Maturity: Proven Manufacturability

Abstract: An efficient software based tool uses verbal fluency to detect Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and learning disabilities. The technology uses language analysis algorithms to quantify a variety of speech characteristics known to be altered in states of cognitive dysfunction.