Irish Research Advances Understanding of Dementia

2021-08-30T05:14:19+00:00March 10th, 2016|Research & Clinical Trials|

Back in 1994, Prof. Tim Lynch was training as a neurologist in the United States when his research team made a landmark finding of the first mutation of the tau gene that causes a form of dementia. It wasn’t until two years ago that the final mutation was uncovered and “the loop was closed”.