BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  The Bigger Picture  >  Health and Living  >  Brain Waves #30: Understanding AD Genetics

Brain Waves #30: Understanding AD Genetics

Dr Azlina Ahmad Annuar, Neurogeneticist

14-Nov-19 16:00

Brain

A 73-year-old woman from Colombia had managed to stave of Alzheimer’s disease for decades, despite that she carried a genetic mutation that caused many in her family to develop dementia in middle age. But it was recently reported that she may carry another genetic mutation that may have protected her from early onset dementia. To find out more about what this means in the study of Alzheimer’s genetics is neurogeneticist Dr Azlina Ahmad Annuar.


Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Meera Sivasothy


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  The Bigger PictureHealth and LivingAPOEpresenilinAlzheimer’sdementiaageingfamily historybrainwavesonbfmHealthcare, Pharma, BiotechHealth

Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast

Latest Podcasts




Play / Pause

Listen now :

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:05 AM

Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:05 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Rafiza Ghazali, CEO, Cradle Fund

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

Pressing Matters

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Feed The Frontliners

11:05 AM

Raise Your Game

The Pinnacle Of Survival

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Rafiza Ghazali, CEO, Cradle Fund

2:05 PM

The Daily Digest

3:05 PM

Earth Matters

Become a Wira Zero Waste (W0W)

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Healthcare in a Pandemic #1: Essential Workers

5:05 PM

The Evening Edition

8:05 PM

Off The Ball

9:00 PM

Night School

10:00 PM

Wavelength