Alzheimer's research at Mayo may open new possibilities to investigate

New research from the Mayo Clinic suggests a new protein is linked to Alzheimer's Disease.

The discovery could mark a major step forward in understanding and treating the most common form of dementia.

MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Dr. Keith Josephs who led the research team that made the discovery at Mayo.

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