Meredith Haupt

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Alexander disease (AD) is a rare disorder of cerebral white matter due to a dysfunction of astrocytes. The most common infantile form presents as a megalencephalic leukodystrophy. Recently, heterozygous de novo mutations in the glial fibrillary acidic protein gene (GFAP) have been demonstrated to be associated with AD. We report heterozygous mutations in(More)
Recessively inherited loss-of-function mutations in the PTEN-induced putative kinase 1(Pink1), DJ-1 (Park7) and Parkin (Park2) genes are linked to familial cases of early-onset Parkinson's disease (PD). As part of its strategy to provide more tools for the research community, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) funded the(More)
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