Level of Gene Alters Risk of Alzheimer's Disease, Mayo Clinic Researchers Find  
3/17/2010 8:07:19 AM

Mayo Clinic -- JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Using sophisticated techniques that scan the genomes of patients, researchers at the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida have found that a gene appears to either help protect against development of Alzheimer's disease, or promote the disorder depending on the level of gene in the brain.