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    New gene discovered associated with Tau, a common form of brain pathology

    March 26, 2017

March 26, 2017

New gene discovered associated with Tau, a common form of brain pathology

Investigators have reported the discovery of a new gene that is associated with susceptibility to a common form of brain pathology called Tau that accumulates in several different conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, certain forms of dementia and Parkinsonian syndromes as well as chronic traumatic encephalopathy that occurs with repeated head injuries.

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