Genome-Wide Imaging Study Identifies New Gene Associated With Alzheimer's Plaques, Indiana University Study  
2/21/2013 7:20:48 AM

A study combining genetic data with brain imaging, designed to identify genes associated with the amyloid plaque deposits found in Alzheimer's disease patients, has not only identified the APOE gene -- long associated with development of Alzheimer's -- but has uncovered an association with a second gene, called BCHE.