The Genetics of Dementia with Lewy Bodies: Current Understanding and Future Directions

@article{Orme2018TheGO,
  title={The Genetics of Dementia with Lewy Bodies: Current Understanding and Future Directions},
  author={Tatiana Orme and Rita Guerreiro and Jose T Bras},
  journal={Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports},
  year={2018},
  volume={18}
}
Purpose of ReviewDementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is a neurodegenerative disease that can be clinically and pathologically similar to Parkinson’s disease (PD) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Current understanding of DLB genetics is insufficient and has been limited by sample size and difficulty in diagnosis. The first genome-wide association study (GWAS) in DLB was performed in 2017; a time at which the post-GWAS era has been reached in many diseases.Recent FindingsDLB shares risk loci with AD, in… 

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