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NEW YORK – The National Institutes of Health have granted $4.8 million to researchers at the Gladstone Institutes to study how apolipoprotein E4 is implicated in Alzheimer's Disease.

The funding is for the first year of a five-year grant from the National Institute of Aging that will use proteomic, genetic, and gene-editing approaches.

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