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Brain Differences in Infants at Differential Genetic Risk for Late-Onset Alzheimer Disease: A Cross-sectional Imaging Study.

by on January 16, 2014

SourceJAMA Neurol. 2014 Jan 1;71(1):11-22.

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Date of publication: January, 2014

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: According to this study infants who carry a gene associated with increased risk of  Alzheimer’s tend to have differences in brain development compared to children without the gene variant called APOE-E4 – a known risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer’s. Researchers say this study shows some of the earliest differences in infants who have it.

Length of publication: 12 pages journal article

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