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Colombia may hold genetic key to cure for Alzheimer’s disease

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An NIH-supported international research collaboration is studying an heritable variant of early-onset Alzheimer's disease in remote, mountainous regions of Colombia.

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Global Health Research at NIH

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Global Health Research Topics

Fogarty and its NIH partners invest in a variety of research topics vital to global health.