Effect of BDNF Val66Met on memory decline and hippocampal atrophy in prodromal Alzheimer’s disease: a preliminary study.

Authors: Ames D, Bourgeat P, Bush AI, Ellis KA, Harrington K, Laws SM, Lim YY, Martins RN, Maruff P, Masters CL, Pietrzak RH, Rowe CC, Villemagne VL

Journal: Public Library of Science One

OBJECTIVE: Cross-sectional genetic association studies have reported equivocal results on the relationship between the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) Val66Met and risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). As AD is a neurodegenerative disease, genetic influences may become clearer […]

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