Largest-Ever Alzheimer’s Gene Study Reveals Five New Genes that Increase Risk
Penn Medicine research team participates in international consortium on Alzheimer's genetics
The International Genomic Alzheimer’s Project (IGAP) analyzed information from more than 94,000 individuals and found new information on the underlying causes of Alzheimer disease (AD), including five new genes that increase risk for the disease. Their findings were published in Nature Genetics.
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THE SCIENCE OF AGING NEWSLETTER
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