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This exciting article assayed a panel of serum immune-mediators and investigated the potential of these as state and diagnostic biomarkers for Parkinson's Disease.

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  1. Content type: Study protocol


    Authors: Nick Leavey, Simon P. Hammond, Lee Shepstone, Jane Cross, Henrik Zetterberg, Colm Cunningham, Alasdair MacLullich, Leiv Otto Watne, Anne Marie Minihane, Clive Ballard, Anne-Brita Knapskog, Roanna Hall, Gregory Howard, Matt Hammond and Chris Fox

  1. Content type: Study protocol


    Authors: Anouk GW van Norden, Karlijn F de Laat, Rob AR Gons, Inge WM van Uden, Ewoud J van Dijk, Lucas JB van Oudheusden, Rianne AJ Esselink, Bastiaan R Bloem, Baziel GM van Engelen, Machiel J Zwarts, Indira Tendolkar, Marcel G Olde-Rikkert, Maureen J van der Vlugt, Marcel P Zwiers, David G Norris and Frank-Erik de Leeuw

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BMC Neurology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of neurological disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.


Assistant Editor

Section Editors

  • Ravindra Kumar GargKing George Medical University Uttar Pradesh
  • Ying Mao, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University
  • Andreas Meiselcharité, Germany
  • Francesco Patti, University of Catania
  • Marina de Tommaso, Bari Aldo Moro University
  • Marwan Sabbagh, Banner Sun Health Research Institute
  • Jens SchmidtUniversity of Göttingen​​​​​​​
  • Szabolcs Szatmari, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Tirgu Mures
  • Dai Zhang, Institute of Mental Health, Peking University
  • Tjalf Ziemssen, University Clinic Dresden

Jens Schmidt

Jens Schmidt, MD, FEAN, is consultant and professor of Neurology at the Department of Neurology in Göttingen, Germany. He is head of the Muscle Immunobiology Group and Speaker of the Neuromuscular Center at the University Medical Center Goettingen. 

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