David Saperstein

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PURPOSE We previously reported linkage of North Carolina macular dystrophy in a single isolated family to a broad region on chromosome 6q16. In order to refine the localization of the MCDR1 gene (North Carolina macular dystrophy), additional families with this disease and new markers were studied. METHODS We ascertained 10 families with the North Carolina(More)
This investigation assessed the syndromal nature of menstrual cycle changes in women who experience significant cyclicity of mood by exploring the time course of different symptoms in relation to endocrinologically defined segments of the menstrual cycle. Participants were accepted into the protocol on the basis of a prospectively documented history of(More)
Summary of Neuromuscular Presentations at the 57 Annual AAN 2005 meeting in Miami Florida on topics of Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), Diabetic Neuropathy, Charco Marie Tooth disease (CMT), Comparison of injected steroids versus Surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome, Rituximab in Anti-MAG associated(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the clinicopathologic features of four eyes enucleated for late-onset bleb-related endophthalmitis. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective case series. MATERIALS Four enucleated eyes. METHODS The clinical and histopathologic features of four patients who underwent enucleation for late-onset endophthalmitis after glaucoma filtering surgery were(More)
PRESENTATIONDAY 1 1 CLINICAL RESPONSE OF NEUROMUSCULAR PATIENTS TO IVIG: AN INTERIM ANALYSIS OF THE INSIGHTS REGISTRY T. Levine, J. Katz, R. Barohn, T. Mozaffar, G. Wolfe, D. Saperstein, L. Katzin, M. Dimachkie, E. Ritt, L. Vaughan, M. Greer (Phoenix Neurological Associates; California Pacific Medical Center; University of Kansas; University of California,(More)
PURPOSE To test the ability of calcium ionophore A23187 to specifically inhibit collagen biosynthesis in primary cultures of human episcleral fibroblasts obtained at the time of trabeculectomy. METHODS Calcium ionophore A23187-treated and untreated (control) cultures were incubated with radiolabeled proline. Radioactivity of collagenasesensitive and(More)
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