Duy Nguyen

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Regulation of the positive transcription elongation factor, P-TEFb, plays a major role in controlling mammalian transcription and this is accomplished in part by controlled release of P-TEFb from the 7SK snRNP that sequesters the kinase in an inactive state. We demonstrate here that a similar P-TEFb control system exists in Drosophila. We show that an RNA(More)
Although cross-sectional diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) studies revealed significant white matter changes in mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the utility of this technique in predicting further cognitive decline is debated. Thirty-five healthy controls (HC) and 67 MCI subjects with DTI baseline data were neuropsychologically assessed at one year. Among(More)
PURPOSE To test whether susceptibility-weighted magnetic resonance imaging at baseline may help predict cognitive decline. MATERIALS AND METHODS This prospective study was approved by the institutional review board, and written informed consent was obtained from all participants. Thirty-five healthy control subjects and 69 patients with mild cognitive(More)
During development in utero of the human brain, an error in one or more of the orderly processes of neuroblast proliferation and differentiation, neuroblast migration and cortical organization may result in disordered neocortical development. Nowadays, the consequent malformations of the cerebral cortex and associated structures are detectable on pre- and(More)
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