Study Detects a Gene Linked to Alzheimer’s

New York Times article on how a variant gene involved in Alzheimer’s disease has been detected through study of Dominican families living in Manhattan.

Researchers hope that the more Alzheimer-associated genes they find, the more possible targets will emerge both for drugs and for diagnostic tests that can tell who is at risk for the disease.

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