Category Archives: ApoE gene

Work begins on turning an ApoE4 Alzheimer’s brain into an ApoE2 Alzheimer’s brain.


Today, more than 5.1 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease, a devastating type of dementia that plagues memory and thinking. That number is expected to triple in the coming decades. Moreover, according to a 2012 survey, Americans fear Alzheimer’s more than any other disease.  Alzheimer’s disease is a unique brain disease in that it begins with a very long preclinical

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