Melissa A Lyons

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To date, more than seven families have been reported who carry a mutation in the X-linked creatine-transporter (CrT) gene. The resulting lack of creatine in the brain is associated with mental retardation, severe expressive language disorder, mild epilepsy, and a complete absence of Cr in the brain (measured using MRS). Conversely, these patients had no(More)
OBJECT Cerebral vasospasm is a common cause of morbidity and death following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Previous research has shown that bilirubin oxidation products (BOXes) are present in the cerebral spinal fluid in patients with SAH-induced cerebral vasospasm and can contribute to vasoconstriction and vasospasm in vitro and in vivo. The(More)
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