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The Guardian| October 30, 2017
Annals of Neurology | October 5, 2017
Niklas Mattsson MD, PhD, Henrik Zetterberg MD, PhD, Niklas Nielsen MD, PhD, Kaj Blennow MD, PhD, Josef Dankiewicz MD, Hans Friberg MD, PhD, Gisela Lilja PhD, Philip S.
Acute changes in plasma total Tau levels are independent of subconcussive head impacts in college football players
Journal of Neurotrauma | October 26, 2017
Athletes in contact sports sustain repetitive subconcussive head impacts in a brief window, yet neurophysiological sequelae from repetitive subconcussion remain unclear.
Neurofilament light protein in CSF and blood is associated with neurodegeneration and disease severity in Huntington's disease R6/2 mice
Scientific Reports| October 26, 2017
Soylu-Kucharz R, Sandelius Å, Sjögren M, Blennow K,4, Wild EJ, Zetterberg H, Björkqvist MScientific Reports DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-14179-1 Abstract:
Serum NfL concentration is increased in FAD prior to symptom onset and correlates with measures of disease stage and severity. Serum NfL may thus be a feasible biomarker of early AD-related neurodegeneration.