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Researchers identify genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease

 
  December, 22 2000 1:36
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Researchers identify genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease


Investigators at Washington University in St. Louis led an international research team that has identified a new genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers still are working to isolate the specific gene, but they have isolated the region of DNA that contains it.

NIH/National Institute on Aging, Medical Research Council of the United Kingdom

Contact:
Jim Dryden
dryden@medicine.wustl.edu
314-286-0110
Washington University School of Medicine


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