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Prof Julie Williams

Prof Julie Williams is Professor of Neuropsychological Genetics at the University of Cardiff and a former Chief Scientific Adviser of Alzheimer's Research UK. Her ongoing research into the genetics of Alzheimer’s has already seen a significant breakthrough, identifying new genes that affect the risk of developing the disease.

Here she talks about the causes of dementia, and how her findings could help future research.

immune response seems to be crucial in the development of Alzheimer's” Prof Julie Williams
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