Mount Sinai Study Shows That Major Alzheimer’s Risk Gene Causes Alterations in Shapes of Brain Protein Deposits

| Sun Jan 31 05:00:46 EST 2016

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have used a newly discovered class of biomarkers to investigate the possibility that the shape of brain protein deposits is different in people with Alzheimer’s who have the highest-risk gene type than in those with the condition who have a neutral risk gene type. The study is being presented July 14 at the 2010 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Sam Gandy, MD, PhD, the Mount Sinai Pr....

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