New Genetic Markers May Signal Who is at Increased Risk for Alzheimer's Disease, Washington University School of Medicine Study

Published: Apr 05, 2013

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a new set of genetic markers for Alzheimer's that point to a second pathway through which the disease develops. Much of the genetic research on Alzheimer's centers on amyloid-beta, a key component of brain plaques that build up in the brains of people with the disease.

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