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Hong Kong scientists say Alzheimer’s test could become available next year

Hong Kong scientists say Alzheimer’s test could become available next year

Researcher from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology says project members want to work with business sector to make tests widely available.
A test that uses a single drop of blood to determine if a person has Alzheimer’s disease could become available to the general public by next year, a group of Hong Kong scientists have said.

Researchers from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) revealed the progress of the project on Wednesday, adding that they were also doing preclinical trials on primates to develop a treatment for the neurodegenerative disease through genome-editing technology.
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