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All in the Family: Alois Alzheimer’s Second Patient Came from Extended Disease Pedigree

During his lifetime, Alois Alzheimer described five cases of the “characteristic sickness of the cerebral cortex” that his boss, the eminent psychiatrist Emil Kraepelin, later would name in honor of his late colleague. Now, neurologists in Alzheimer’s home state of Bavaria are investigating how these early patients’ family members fared. One patient, Johann F., turns out to have belonged to a large clan afflicted with an early-onset, heritable form of the disease. Many descendants still live in Bavaria, some in the U.S.

Clues from the Colombian Countryside

An enormous extended family living in a rural community in Colombia could provide new insights into environmental and genetic factors contributing to Alzheimer’s disease. All family members who were diagnosed...

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