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Contact: Jim Dryden
Washington University School of Medicine

New Gene Linked to Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

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Caption: An international team of genetics researchers, led by scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in st. Louis, has identified variants in a gene not previously linked to Alzheimer's disease that can double a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's. Jim Dryden reports.

Credit: Washington University BioMed Radio

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