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Living with Dementia

Blood Markers

Two Alzheimer’s risk genes linked to brain atrophy, promise future blood markers

Two genetic variants previously linked to Alzheimer’s disease have been more specifically tied to brain atrophy that is characteristic of the disease.

A newly reported study, led by Liana Apostolova, M.D., Barbara and Peer Baekgaard Professor of Alzheimer’s Disease Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine, also found that the proteins produced by… Two Alzheimer’s risk genes linked to brain atrophy, promise future blood markers   



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