[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Jim Dryden
Washington University School of Medicine

Alzheimer's Disease Genes

Loading audio...

Caption: For several years, scientists have known that genetic mutations are linked to inherited forms of early-onset Alzheimer's disease. But now researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that some of the same genes also play a role in more common late-onset forms of Alzheimer's.

Credit: Washington University BioMed Radio

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: Same genes linked to early- and late-onset Alzheimer's

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]