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Variation in Two Chromosomes May Connect to Alzheimer's

February 9, 2010



They were the first to discover a major genetic or inherited risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease back in 1993. Now the Vanderbilt Center for Human Genetics Research in Nashville, Tennessee, has discovered a major variation in two chromosomes that they believe is connected to Alzheimer’s disease. With this new chromosomes finding, researchers hope to be one step closer to stopping the suffering from the devastating disease. Barb Cramer has the story in this Vanderbilt Video News Release.

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