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Imaging shows early brain changes in FTD patients

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Research using brain imaging has found changes in the brain can be identified in people with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) 5-10 years before symptoms appear.  

New test measures deadly protein in Huntington’s disease patients’ spinal fluid

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A new test has been able to measure for the first time the build-up of a harmful mutant protein in the nervous system of patients during the progression of Huntington’s disease (HD).

Professor Mary Reilly is elected to be the first female President of the Association of British Neurologists in 83 years

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Professor Mary Reilly has been elected ABN President from 2017-2019 and is President elect from 2015-2017.

Professor Reilly has been a consultant Neurologist at Queen Square since 1998 and was promoted to Professor of Clinical Neurology at UCL in 2010. She is head of the Division of Clinical Neurology and Co-Director of the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases in the Department of Molecular Neurosciences at UCL Institute of Neurology. She is internationally recognised for her expertise in research and clinical practice related to peripheral nerve diseases.

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