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Einstein researchers receive $6 million grant to untangle the genetic protections against alzheimer's disease

19:00 EST 13 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(Albert Einstein College of Medicine) The number of older adults with Alzheimer's disease continues to rise, but the number of treatments for the condition has not kept pace. Now, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore, have received a $6.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to identify networks of genes in healthy centenarians that protect them against dementia. The results could help identify new targets for drugs to treat Alzheimer's.

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