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Neurology

The goal of genetic testing for hereditary neurological diseases is to determine whether or not a patient has the disease, or is likely to develop it. Determining the molecular cause of a neurological disease can open the door to individually tailored treatment and medical care, and allow families to avoid invasive and often costly testing and procedures.

Articles on neurology

  • Alzheimer’s disease type 4 (AD4)

    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. The term dementia describes a set of symptoms that can include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. In early stages, AD patients typically have memory loss, confusion, and inability to learn.

  • Alzheimer’s disease type 3 (AD3)

    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. The term dementia describes a set of symptoms that can include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. In early stages, AD patients typically have memory loss, confusion, and inability to learn.

  • Alzheimer dementia and dementia panel

    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia, affecting millions of people worldwide 1. Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning, e.g. thinking, remembering, and reasoning, and behavioral abilities to such an extent that it interferes with a person’s daily life and activities

  • Hereditary spastic paraplegia type 5: natural history, biomarkers and a randomized controlled trial

    Spastic paraplegia type 5 (SPG5) is a rare subtype of hereditary spastic paraplegia, a highly heterogeneous group of neurodegenerative disorders defined by progressive neurodegeneration of the corticospinal tract motor neurons. SPG5 is caused by recessive mutations in the gene CYP7B1 encoding…

  • Frontotemporal dementia

    Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a clinically and pathologically heterogeneous group of non-Alzheimer dementias characterized by selective and progressive atrophy involving the frontal or temporal lobes. It typically develops in the sixth decade of life, but some cases manifest at younger ages,…