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.More Research
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The Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter this week announced nearly $790,000 in grant awards to Philadelphia scientists.
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Researchers have long searched for an explanation for why there is so much variety in how abnormal aggregates of the protein tau occur in the brains of…
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CNDR's Marian S. Ware Research Retreat 2019
“Genetics and Genomics: What have they taught us about neurodegeneration?”
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
9:00am — 5:00pm
Biomedical Research Building
University of Pennsylvania
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