At high risk for Alzheimer’s, they’re experimenting – on themselves

SAN DIEGO — Everyone at the meeting had one thing in common: a ticking time bomb buried in their DNA. The engineers, physicians, financiers, and farmers gathered here this month all had learned through genetic testing that they carry a copy or two of APOE4, an allele of the gene APOE that substantially increases their risk of developing Alzheimer’s…

At high risk for Alzheimer’s, they’re experimenting – on themselves

 

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