Donald Pryor

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Acknowledgments Hundreds of scientists, from a wide array of different fields, contributed over the years to the extensive knowledge base on which this assessment depends. An intensive collaborative effort over the past two years has assembled and reviewed available information. Special thanks are due to all who participated, particularly the many peer(More)
A 37 year old man with a 2 year history of progressive cognitive decline, unilateral tinnitus and deafness presented with complex partial seizures and a fever. On examination there was a sluggish right pupillary response but no other abnormal findings. Serum and CSF syphilis serology were both strongly positive. High dose intravenous penicillin therapy was(More)
BACKGROUND Adenylyl cyclase 5 (ADCY5) mutations is associated with heterogenous syndromes: familial dyskinesia and facial myokymia; paroxysmal chorea and dystonia; autosomal-dominant chorea and dystonia; and benign hereditary chorea. We provide detailed clinical data on 7 patients from six new kindreds with mutations in the ADCY5 gene, in order to expand(More)
Quantifying tetrodotoxin levels in the California newt using a non-destructive sampling method " Toxicon 2014, 80, 87-93. Quantifying tetrodotoxin levels in the California newt using a non-destructive sampling method " Toxicon 2014, 80, 87-93. Mathematical models of memory CD8+ T-cell repertoire dynamics in response to viral infections. Isolation of(More)
Three tourists developed eosinophilic meningitis after visiting the Fijian Islands. Two had a severe and long lasting illness with chronic intractable pain. In one patient electrophysiological studies and MRI scan of the brain were abnormal and provided evidence of both radicular and cerebral parenchymal involvement by the most likely causative agent,(More)
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