Multiple modality biomarker prediction of cognitive impairment in prospectively followed de novo Parkinson disease

Caspell-Garcia C, Simuni T, Tosun-Turgut D, Wu IW, Zhang Y, Nalls M, Singleton A, Shaw LA, Kang JH, Trojanowski JQ, Siderowf A, Coffey C, Lasch S, Aarsland D, Burn D, Chahine LM, Espay AJ, Foster ED, Hawkins KA, Litvan I, Richard I, Weintraub D; Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) PLoS One. 2017 May 17;12(5):e0175674. | doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175674. eCollection 2017.


New biomarkers identified by a research team in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania could help predict which Parkinson’s disease patients will suffer significant cognitive deficits within the first three years of their diagnosis.
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