Sunday, October 27, 2013

Alzheimer's Disease: New Risk Genes Discovered

From Cardiff University News Centre:

New Alzheimer’s risk genes discovered in record study
27 October 2013

"In the largest ever study of its kind, an international collaboration of scientists, jointly led by Cardiff, has uncovered 11 new susceptibility genes linked with Alzheimer’s disease.

"This major breakthrough will significantly advance scientists’ knowledge of Alzheimer’s. It throws open new research avenues and enables a better understanding of the disease’s disordered functional processes."

Read the full press release here.

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