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A systematic review of biomarkers for disease progression in Parkinson’s disease

  • David JM McGhee1Email author,
  • Pamela L Royle2,
  • Paul A Thompson3,
  • David E Wright3,
  • John P Zajicek4 and
  • Carl E Counsell1
BMC Neurology201313:35

Received: 14 November 2012

Accepted: 2 April 2013

Published: 12 April 2013

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Original Submission
14 Nov 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
1 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gordon Duncan
4 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - William Potter
26 Feb 2013 Author responded Author comments - David McGhee
Resubmission - Version 2
26 Feb 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Apr 2013 Editorially accepted
12 Apr 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2377-13-35

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Authors’ Affiliations

Division of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen
Division of Health Sciences, University of Warwick
Centre for Health and Environmental Statistics, Plymouth University
Clinical Neurology Research Group, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Plymouth