Evaluation of the Role of SNCA Variants in Survival without Neurological Disease

@inproceedings{Heckman2012EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the Role of SNCA Variants in Survival without Neurological Disease},
  author={Michael G Heckman and Alexandra I. Soto-Ortolaza and Nancy N Diehl and Minerva M. Carrasquillo and Ryan J. Uitti and Zbigniew K Wszolek and Neill R. Graff-Radford and Owen A. Ross},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND A variety of definitions of successful aging have been proposed, many of which relate to longevity, freedom from disease and disability, or preservation of high physical and cognitive function. Many behavioral, biomedical, and psychological factors have been linked with these various measures of successful aging, however genetic predictors are less understood. Parkinson's disease (PD) is an age-related neurodegenerative disorder, and variants in the α-synuclein gene (SNCA) affect… CONTINUE READING
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