Elisabeth McCarty Wood

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BACKGROUND Frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) is most commonly associated with TAR-DNA binding protein (TDP-43) or tau pathology at autopsy, but there are no in vivo biomarkers reliably discriminating between sporadic cases. As disease-modifying treatments emerge, it is critical to accurately identify underlying pathology in living patients so that(More)
BACKGROUND Mutations in the LRRK2 gene are an important cause of familial and nonfamilial parkinsonism. Despite pleomorphic pathology, LRRK2 mutations are believed to manifest clinically as typical Parkinson disease (PD). However, most genetic screens have been limited to PD clinic populations. OBJECTIVE To clinically characterize LRRK2 mutations in cases(More)
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