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Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) is a common cause of dementia especially in patients under the age of 65. FTLD has a high incidence of heritability with as many as 40% of patients reporting a family history of disease. Recently, the first genome wide association study was performed using...
We performed a replication study of the 2 genetic variants, rs2814707 on 9p21.2 and rs12608932 on 19p13.3 that are recently reported to be most significantly associated with sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in Caucasians. Both rs12608932 and rs2814707 showed no evidence of association...