Genome-Wide Imaging Study Identifies New Gene Associated With Alzheimer's Plaques, Indiana University Study

Published: Feb 21, 2013

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.

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