New late-onset Alzheimer’s disease risk gene discovered: Mucin 6

A new paper in the Journal of Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology finds a gene that may help explain a large part of the genetic risk for developing Alzheimer disease. Late-onset Alzheimer disease, the most common form of the illness, is a devastating neurological condition with aspects of heritable risk that are incompletely understood. Unfortunately, theContinue reading “New late-onset Alzheimer’s disease risk gene discovered: Mucin 6”