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Colorado Public Radio As Boomers Age, Alzheimer’s Research Picks Up. Will A Cure Follow?

Jan. 26, 2016

People with Down syndrome, “have an extra copy of chromosome 21 and that means they have an extra copy of the main Alzheimer’s gene, which is on chromosome 21,” Huntington Potter, research director of the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer’s Disease Center, told Colorado Public Radio.

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biopharmadive Researchers probing links between Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s

Jan. 25, 2016

BioPharmaDIVE gives a brief insight into the connection between Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s.

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Wall Street Journal Down Syndrome Is Thought to Hold Clues to Alzheimer’s

Jan. 21, 2016

The Alzheimer’s Association, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other groups believe studying Alzheimer’s in individuals with Down syndrome may yield treatments more quickly for everyone according to this The Wall Street Journal article.

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