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Neurofilament in Blood Foretells Early Onset Alzheimer’s
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Neurofilament in Blood Foretells Early Onset Alzheimer’s

A paper published online on the 21st January in Nature Medicine finds that in familial Alzheimer’s disease, blood levels of neurofilament light (NfL) rise 16 years before the predicted age of onset. Scientists led by Mathias Jucker, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Tübingen, measured the protein in serial samples given by participants in the Dominantly…