Alzheimer’s disease

Studies Identify Five More Genetic Variants Associated with Alzheimer’s

April 07, 2011
Results published this week in the journal Nature Genetics identified five more genes associated with risk of developing Alzheimer’s, doubling the total number of genes known to be linked to...
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SNPwatch: Large Study Identifies Two More Genetic Variants Associated with Alzheimer’s Disease

May 11, 2010
Understanding Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia in people 65 years and older, is of the utmost importance as the population of the United States (and many other...
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SNPwatch: Largest Alzheimer’s Genetic Studies To Date Identify Three New Susceptibility Genes

September 08, 2009
Despite years of effort and millions of dollars in research funding, only one gene, APOE, has been conclusively associated with Alzheimer’s disease risk so far.   But now the results...
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