Carlos A. Donado Morcillo

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Multiple sclerosis is a chronic inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system with an important genetic component and strongest association driven by the HLA genes. We performed a pooling-based genome-wide association study of 500,000 SNPs in order to find new loci associated with the disease. After applying several criteria, 320 SNPs(More)
OBJECTIVES To characterize the vascular risk factor profiles in different subtypes of ischemic stroke. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study population consisted of 1473 consecutive ischemic stroke patients collected in a prospective stroke registry. The prevalence of vascular risk factors in each stroke subtype was analyzed independently and in comparison with(More)
The design and implementation of a compact, flexible and lightweight X-band transmitter (Tx) module based on high-power gallium nitride (GaN) transistor technology and a low-cost organic package made from liquid crystal polymer (LCP) is presented. In-package measurements of the power amplifier (PA) at 8 GHz show a P.A.E.<sub>max</sub> of &gt;31%,(More)
To my mother Zenaida and to my family for the unconditional love and support. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS First and foremost, I would like to express my deepest gratitude to my advisor, Dr. John Papapolymerou, for the enormous support he provided throughout my PhD studies at Geor-gia Tech. The amount of freedom to pursue my ideas and remarkable opportunities he has(More)
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