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Search for Determinants of Cognitive Resilience in Old Age

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Takamitsu Watanabe, Ph.D., M.D., The University of Tokyo; Akin Ojabemi, Ph.D., University of Ibadan; Carolyn Parsey, Ph.D., University of Washington
Competition Sponsor: Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development Population…
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Study on Dietary Factors to Reduce Dementia Risk Related to Apolipoprotein E (ApoE) Genotype and Gender Difference (D-AGE)

Masahito Yamada, Ph.D., M.D., Kanazawa University; Tsuyoshi Hamaguchi, Ph.D., M.D., Kanazawa University; Moeko Noguchi-Shinohara, Ph.D., M.D., Kanazawa University;  Akihito Ishigami, Ph.D., Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology
Competition Sponsor: Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development Major genetic risk factorsfor sporadic Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are “apolipoprotein E (ApoE) E4 (4 allele)”…
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Toward Genetic Diagnosis of Sleep Characteristics in Each Individual: Identification of Sleepiness at the Cellular and Molecular Level in Mice

Yasutaka Niwa, Ph.D., M.D., University of Tsukuba
Competition Sponsor: Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development Despite the fact that sleep insufficiency is the cause of sleepiness and, eventually, various illnesses, no one knows what sleepiness is at the cellular and molecular level. If sleepiness in mice can be evaluated…

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