What Role Do Genetics Play in Alzheimer’s? - On Our Mind

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There are different types of genetic influences on people's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Douglas Galasko, MD, of the UCSD Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center joins William Mobley, MD, PhD to discuss these genes, how they are being studied, and what being a carrier of Alzheimer's associated genes means. Learn more about penetrance and expressivity, genome-wide association studies, and more. Series: "The Brain Channel" [Show ID: 33725]

Trainings bill Mobley for the brain channel and we're back today talking about Alzheimer's disease again and this time we're really gonna focus on the really interesting story about genes and else timers disease time here with doctor Douglas Scholastica who's professor of neurosciences a director of the memory disorders program at UCSD and also the associate director of the Alzheimer's disease research center Doug welcome we're very pleased to have you here tell us a little bit about your background and and the work that you do are you CST I'm sorry I'm a neurologist with a special interest in problems related to memory aging and other types of neurological problems with a particular focus on Alzheimer's disease ...

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