Funding for this research was provided by:
Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (G030718N, 1S44216N)
Alzheimer Research Foundation (S#16031)
Belgian Science Policy Interuniversity Attraction Poles Program
Flemish government-initiated Flanders Impulse Program on Networks for Dementia Research
Flemish government-initiated Methusalem Excellence Program
VIB Technology Fund
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-03-27
Received: 11 January 2018
Revised: 22 March 2018
Accepted: 23 March 2018
First Online: 27 March 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: All participants and/or their legal guardian gave written informed consent for participation in clinical and genetic studies. Autopsied patients or their legal guardian gave written informed consent for inclusion in neuropathological studies. Clinical study protocol and the informed consent forms for patient ascertainment were approved by the ethic committee of the respective hospitals at the cohort sampling sites. The genetic study protocols and informed consent forms were approved by the Ethics Committees of the University of Antwerp and the University Hospital of Antwerp, Belgium.
: The authors declare no conflict of interest.