Memory suppressor gene could hold key to new Alzheimer’s disease treatments

Posted by on April 14, 2016 4:20 pm
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While research has identified hundreds of genes required for normal memory formation, genes that suppress memory are of special interest because they offer insights into how the brain prioritizes and manages all of the information, including memories, that it takes in every day. These genes also provide clues for how scientists might develop new treatments for cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.

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