Cardiff Leads $10M Study of Genetic, Lifestyle Factors in Alzheimer's | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cardiff University scientists will use £6 million ($10 million) in funding to integrate and study genomic and environmental information from more than a million people and create a resource that could lead to new methods for assessing risk and personalized treatments for Alzheimer's disease.

The project aims to examine genetic markers along with lifestyle and dietary data to create "a fuller picture" of why Alzheimer's develops, how it is triggered, and why different individuals face different risks, Cardiff said today.

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