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Dementia research: Defects in the geneTREM2 linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 09-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Defects in the geneTREM2 are linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The gene is required to activate immune cells called microglia in the brain, which help to eliminate the neurotoxic deposits that are … Read the full press release