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A Quick Look at Alzheimer’s (Film 5): The Genetics of Alzheimer’s
Published March 8, 2018
This short, animated film is part of a series designed to help reduce stigma, improve care, and help the public fight against Alzheimer’s Disease.
The films were written and directed by David Shenk, animated by Jossie Malis, narrated by David Hyde Pierce, with music by Kreidler. They were also reviewed by an advisory board including Naomi S. Boak, Steven T. DeKosky, MD, Geri R. Hall, PhD, Rudolph E. Tanzi, PhD,and John Q. Trojanowski, MD, PhD. They are available in English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Farsi, French, German, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Bulgarian.
View all the films in the series and learn more about www.aboutalz.org.
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