UM Leads Largest-Ever Alzheimer’s Gene Study, Achieves Landmark Breakthroughs

UM Leads Largest-Ever Alzheimer’s Gene Study, Achieves Landmark Breakthroughs

Collaboration — that’s what allowed an international team of researchers to analyze information from an extraordinarily large number of people — more than 94,000 individuals — and arrive at some striking revelations about the underlying causes of Alzheimer’s disease, including five new genes that increase risk for the disease.

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