Decoding Darkness: The Search For The Genetic Causes Of Alzheimer's Disease

January 7, 2008|
Decoding Darkness: The Search For The Genetic Causes Of Alzheimer's Disease
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Working from the intriguing hypothesis that Alzheimer's dementia is the result of a renegade protein-beta amyloid-Tanzi and others set out to find the gene responsible for its production. Decoding Darkness takes us deep into the minds and far-flung labs of many a prominent researcher, offering an intimate view of the high stakes of molecular genetics, the revolution that propels it, the obstacles that threaten to derail it, and the families whose lives are so dependent upon it. Tanzi and Parson ultimately reveal that Alzheimer's, like heart disease, may be effectively treated-even prevented.

Title:Decoding Darkness: The Search For The Genetic Causes Of Alzheimer's Disease
Format:Kobo ebook
Published:January 7, 2008
Publisher:Basic Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780465012336

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