Scientists identify mutated protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease risk
Story at a glance Alzheimer’s disease affects 5 million people in the U.S., according to data from 2020. Researchers are working to understand the various risk factors that may contribute to devel…
Newly discovered protein connected to Alzheimer’s disease risk
A mutation in a newly discovered small protein is connected to a significant increase in the risk for Alzheimer’s disease, expanding the known gene targets for the disease and presenting a new potential avenue for treatment, according to a new USC study.
Researchers Discover Mutated Protein Linked to Increased Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease
A new mutated protein has been discovered that is connected to a significant increase in the risk of an individual contracting Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study by the University of Southern California (USC).