Mayo participates in Alzheimer’s study

Posted on July 18th, 2013 by Logan Lafferty

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida participated in a nationwide study that found minor differences between genes that contribute to late-onset Alzheimer’s disease in African-Americans and in Caucasians. The study, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association, was the first to look at the genetics of a large number of African-Americans diagnosed with this common form of Alzheimer’s disease.

 

Florida Times-Union

Tags: alzheimer's disease, Florida Times-Union, genes, genetics, Journal of the American Medical Association

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