News | News By Subject | News by Disease News By Date | Search News
Get Our FREE
Industry eNewsletter
email:    
   

Rare Gene Variants Double Risk Of Alzheimer's, Washington University in St. Louis Study



12/31/2013 6:05:34 AM

free biotech news Get the latest biotech news where you want it. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today!

Researchers have identified variations in a gene that doubles a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life. Over the past two decades, scientists have discovered a number of common genetic variants linked to early-onset, before age 65, and the more common late-onset forms of Alzheimer’s disease. But those variants account for only a fraction of Alzheimer’s cases.

Hey, check out all the research scientist jobs. Post your resume today!

Read at Futurity


comments powered by Disqus
Futurity
   

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES