Cecilia D. Sedano

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The aim of this prospective study was to determine the etiologic factors leading to stroke in a group of young adults. We studied 95 patients aged 50 years or under who were admitted with the diagnosis of stroke over a 2-year period. These patients underwent complete clinical and laboratory assessment for stroke. The etiology was established in 73 (76.8%)(More)
Inherited photoreceptor degenerations (IPDs) are the most genetically heterogeneous of Mendelian diseases. Many IPDs exhibit substantial phenotypic variability, but the basis is usually unknown. Mutations in MERTK cause recessive IPD phenotypes associated with the RP38 locus. We have identified a murine genetic modifier of Mertk-associated photoreceptor(More)
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