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Inflammation biomarkers in Parkinson's Disease

A study investigating inflammatory proteins in Parkinson's disease have identified potential biomarkers that could predict the prognosis of the disease and distinguish atypical parkinsonisms from Parkinson's disease.

Predicting transient ischemic attack/minor stroke

Initial diagnosis of transient ischemic attacks/minor strokes (TIA/MS) after symptom onset is challenging due to stroke-mimic conditions. Raised systolic blood pressure has been found to be a clinical indicator of individuals under 80 years old having had a TIA/MS.

In Review - for on-demand information on the status of your manuscript

BMC Neurology, in partnership with Research Square is now able to offer In Review to our authors. Authors selecting this optional service will be able to track the progress of their manuscript throughout the peer review process, share their work whilst it's still under review, and enable researchers to read, comment and cite on their manuscript even before publication. 


  1. 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

    Content type: Study protocol

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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.

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Manuscript Editor

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

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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