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A major step forward in the research and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

Through intense research over the past 20 years, it has now definitively been established that a mutation in a fourth gene, namely SORL1, can directly cause the widespread dementia disorder. If this gene is defective, the person carrying the genetic defect will develop Alzheimer’s. Hear DANDRITE affiliated Ass. Prof. in Biomedicine, Olav Andersen, explain the new findings in this video.

New perspectives for treatment of Alzheimer's disease DANDRITE-affiliated Assistant Professor in Biomedicine Olav Michael Andersen has come a big step closer to the development and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. In September 2022 he received the Research Prize from The Alzheimer's Research Foundation.