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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Alzheimer's Association announced yesterday that it has awarded $2.2 million in grant funding to support nine projects that will investigate why Alzheimer's disease disproportionately affects women versus men.

According to the Alzheimer's Association, nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women. Among all individuals 71 years and older, about 16 percent of women have Alzheimer's disease or dementia, compared with 11 percent of men.

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The Washington Post reports that a Russian Academy of Sciences commission has led to the retraction of hundreds of scientific papers.

The Los Angeles Times' Daily Pilot reports the chief executive of Vantari Genetics has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme.

News 4 Jax reports that a Florida bill to prevent life and long-term care insurers from using genetic information in their coverage decisions has easily passed one committee.

In Science this week: potentially pathogenic mutations found in hematopoietic stem cells from young healthy donors, and more.

Jan
28
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This webinar will discuss how Moffitt Cancer Center has implemented a new capture-based application to accurately assess myeloid malignancies by detecting complex variants in challenging genes in a single experiment.