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At variance with the most common neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease prion diseases comprise a broad spectrum of clinico- pathological variants. These disease subtypes significantly differ in disease duration, symptoms at onset, relative severity and dis ...
The world’s population is ageing at an increasing pace and by year 2047 the number of older people (aged +60) is expected to exceed the number of children (aged 0-15), worldwide. In 2000, it was estimated that there were 4 million Europeans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and this ...
This lecture focuses on the relationship between Aβ deposition and neurodegeneration in AD compared to the normal aging of the brain. The question in the title refers to whether Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common cause of dementia in the elderly, affects some people who are more vuln ...
A lecture on Introduction to Genetic Linkage Analysis held during the 6th Course on Statistical Genetics Analysis of Complex Phenotypes in Ronzano-Bologna, 21-24 June 2010
A lecture on Special Issues in Genome Wide Association Studies held during the 6th Course on Statistical Genetics Analysis of Complex Phenotypes in Ronzano-Bologna, 21-24 June 2010
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