Published in Medical Device Business Week, February 14th, 2007
The research implicates a gene called SORL1 in late-onset Alzheimer disease, which usually strikes after age 65.
In an advance online publication in Nature Genetics, St George-Hyslop and colleagues connected the gene to the disease in six different groups of people, although they did not pinpoint the exact genetic mutations in SORL1 responsible for Alzheimer.
In their studies, the researchers used databases that...
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