Lead Researcher Elizabeth Blue Summarizes Study (audio) University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine Share Print E-Mail Loading audio... Caption Elizabeth Blue, associate professor in the Division of Medical Genetics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, is the lead author of a study published in Alzheimer's and Dementia that found the APOE gene behaves differently in Caribbean Hispanics, especially those of African ancestry. She summarizes the paper's findings and why this is important in the search for a cure for Alzheimer's. Credit UW Medicine Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.