Wall Street Daily - “Most Significant Finding in 20 Years”

New York, NY
 – July 18, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

Dr. Samuel Gandy of Mount Sinai School of Medicine is “hailing [this] new discovery as the most significant finding in 20 years” for the treatment of Alzheimer’s. In short, scientists at deCODE Genetics in Iceland found a rare gene mutation that prevents the buildup of a plaque (called beta-amyloid) that develops around the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s. People older than 85 years old, who have this mutation, are 81 percent less likely to develop the disease than others at the same age. Dr. Gandy says, “Hopefully within a decade we’ll be able to arrest the progression of the disease.” Learn more