Study Indicates That APOE4 Gene May Play Role In Alzheimer’s

On August 15, 2011, Posted by , In Alzheimer's Disease, By ,,, , With No Comments

A study in the December 15 issue of Journal of Neuroscience suggests that that the APOE4 gene, a major risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, alters connections in the brain before amyloid plaque accumulates. The clinical implication of finding connectivity changes in the brain prior to amyloid accumulating is that it…