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“The changes that cause age-related neurodegenerative diseases have been in place twenty years before clinical diagnosis,” explains Archana Singh-Manoux. Indeed, the researcher’s interest in cognitive ageing involves studying what happens well before it is easily detectable. Using a cohort of 7,000 individuals, she identifies the risk factors and the factors that protect against age-related cognitive decline.
*Unit 1018, Inserm/Paris-Sud University, Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Villejuif