Publications

Publication: Nature Communications

Andrea I. Luppi1, Michael M. Craig, Ioannis Pappas, Paola Finoia, Guy B. Williams, Judith Allanson, John D. Pickard, Adrian M. Owen, Lorina Naci, David K. Menon & Emmanuel A. Stamatakis 

10 October 2019


Summary:

Researchers used functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) to scan the brains of healthy volunteers and brain injured patients who had been awake but no signs of awareness or in a minimally conscious state, to understand what happens to the brain when consciousness is lost.

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Publication: Journal of Neurology

Nye CJS, Wagner A, Kousin-Ezewu O, Jones JL, Coles AJ.

4 February 2019

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Publication: Neurology

Tay J, Tuladhar AM, Hollocks MJ, Brookes RL, Tozer DJ, Barrick TR, et al.

12 March 2019

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Publication: Neurology

Traylor M, Tozer DJ, Croall ID, Lisiecka Ford DM, Olorunda AO, Boncoraglio G, et al.

19 February 2019

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Publication: JAMA

Brown JWL, Coles A, Horakova D, Havrdova E, Izquierdo G, Prat A et al.

15 January 2019

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Publication: Nature Communications

Keogh MJ, Wei W, Aryaman J, Walker L, van den Ameele J, Coxhead J, et al.

15 October 2018

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Publication: Brain

Zanier ER, Bertani I, Sammali E, Pischiutta F, Chiaravalloti MA, Vegliante G, et al.

1 August 2018

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Publication: Brain

Newton T, Allison R, Edgar JR, Lumb JH, Rodger CE, Manna PT, et al.

22 February 2018

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Publication: Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics

Killen MJ, Giorgi-Coll S, Helmy A, Hutchinson PJ, Carpenter KL.

8 March 2019

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Publication: BMJ

Loes CA Rutten-Jacobs, Susanna C Larsson,, Rainer Malik,, Kristiina Rannikmäe, MEGASTROKE consortium, International Stroke Genetics Consortium, Cathie L Sudlow, Martin Dichgans, Hugh S Markus, professor2, Matthew Traylor

24 October 2018


Summary:

Researchers investigated whether a genetic risk score for stroke is associated with actual (“incident”) stroke in a large population of British adults.

They developed a genetic risk score based on 90 gene variants known to be associated with stroke from 306,473 white men and women in the UK Biobank – a database of biological information from half a million British adults.

Participants were aged between 40 and 73 years and had no history of stroke or heart attack. Adherence to a healthy lifestyle was based on four factors: non-smoker, diet rich in fruit, vegetables and fish, not overweight or obese (body mass index less than 30), and regular physical exercise.

A high genetic risk combined with an unfavourable lifestyle profile was associated with a more than twofold increased risk of stroke compared with a low genetic risk and a favourable lifestyle. Full story here

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Publication: Brain

Smets I, Fiddes B, Garcia-Perez JE, He D, Mallants K, Liao W, et al.

18 January 2018

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Publication: The Lancet Neurology

Prof Andrew I R Maas, Prof David K Menon, P David Adelson, Nada Andelic, Michael J Bell, Antonio Belli et al.

6 November 2017

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Publication: Neurology Genetics

Lewis-Smith D, Kamer KJ, Griffin H, Childs A-M, Pysden K, Titov D, Duff J, Pyle A, Taylor RW, Yu-Wai-Man P, Ramesh V, Horvath R, Mootha VK, Chinnery PF.

3 March 2016

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Publication: Genome Research

Keogh MJ, Wei W, Wilson I, Coxhead J, Ryan S, Rollinson S, Griffin H, Kurzawa-Akanbi M, Santibanez-Koref M, Talbot K, Turner MR, McKenzie C, Troakes C, Attems J, Smith C, Al Sarraj S, Morris CM, Ansorge O, Pickering-Brown S, Ironside JW, Chinnery PF

21 December 2016

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Publication: N Engl J Med

Hutchinson PJ, Kolias AG, Timofeev IS, Corteen E, Czosnyka M, Timothy J, Anderson I, Bulters DO, Belli A, Eynon CA, Wadley J, Mendelow AD, Mitchell PM, Wilson MH, Critchley G, Sahuquillo J, Unterberg A, Servadei F, Teasdale GM, Pickard JD, Menon DK, Murray GD, Kirkpatrick PJ

22 September 2016

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Publication: J Cereb Blood Flow Metab

Helmy A, Guilfoyle MR, Carpenter KL, Pickard JD, Menon DK, Hutchinson PJ

1 December 2015

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Publication: Neurology

Giovannoni G, Cohen JA, Coles AJ, Hartung HP, Havrdova E, Selmaj KW, Margolin DH, Lake SL, Kaup SM, Panzara MA, Compston DA; CARE-MS II Investigators

8 November 2016

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Publication: Ann Surg

Fountain DM, Kolias AG, Lecky FE, Bouamra O, Lawrence T, Adams H, Bond SJ, Hutchinson PJ.

March 2017

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Publication: Nature Cell Biology

Vasileios I. Floros, Angela Pyle, Sabine Dietmann, Wei Wei, Walfred W. C. Tang, Naoko Irie, Brendan Payne, Antonio Capalbo, Laila Noli, Jonathan Coxhead, Gavin Hudson, Moira Crosier, Henrik Strahl, Yacoub Khalaf, Mitinori Saitou, Dusko Ilic, M. Azim Surani & Patrick F. Chinnery

15 January 2018


Summary:

Researchers have shown for the first time how children can inherit a severe – potentially fatal – mitochondrial disease from a healthy mother. The study reveals that healthy people harbour mutations in their mitochondrial DNA and explains how cases of severe mitochondrial disease can appear unexpectedly in previously unaffected families.

Mitochondrial diseases caused by mutations in mitochondrial DNA are rare, affecting approximately 1 in 10,000 births, but can cause severe conditions. Mitochondria are the powerhouses inside our cells, producing energy and carrying their own DNA instructions (separate from the DNA in the nucleus of every cell) and are inherited from a person’s mother via the egg.

In this study, the researchers found that a variety of mutations were present in the mitochondrial DNA in the developing egg cells of all 12 of the human embryos studied, showing that low levels of mitochondrial DNA mutations are carried by healthy humans.

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Publication: Sci Transl Med

Dendrou CA, Cortes A, Shipman L, Evans HG, Attfield KE, Jostins L, Barber T, Kaur G, Kuttikkatte SB, Leach OA, Desel C, Faergeman SL, Cheeseman J, Neville MJ, Sawcer S, Compston A, Johnson AR, Everett C, Bell JI, Karpe F, Ultsch M, Eigenbrot C, McVean G, Fugger L.

2 November 2016

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Publication: Lancet Neurol

CADISS trial investigators, Markus HS, Hayter E, Levi C, Feldman A, Venables G, Norris J.

12 February 2015

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Publication: Neurology

Arnold DL, Fisher E, Brinar VV, Cohen JA, Coles AJ, Giovannoni G, Hartung HP, Havrdova E, Selmaj KW, Stojanovic M, Weiner HL, Lake SL, Margolin DH, Thomas DR, Panzara MA, Compston DA; CARE-MS I and CARE-MS II Investigators

4 October 2016

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Publication: Journal of Neurology

Azzopardi L, Cox AL, McCarthy CL, Jones JL, Coles AJ

17 October 2015

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