New Gene Associated With Increased Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease, University of Miami Study
4/14/2010 7:52:06 AM
EurekAlert! -- TORONTO – Researchers have identified a gene that appears to increase a person's risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease, the most common type of Alzheimer's disease. The research will be presented as part of the late-breaking science program at the American Academy of Neurology's 62nd Annual Meeting in Toronto, April 10 – 17, 2010. The gene, abbreviated MTHFD1L, is located on chromosome six.