New Assay Hailed as a Game Changer for Early Parkinson’s Dx

Medscape, April 13, 2023

An alpha-synuclein seed amplification assay (αSyn-SAA) accurately identifies people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), as well as those at risk for PD and those with early, prodromal symptoms, and provides information on molecular subtypes, new research indicates.

“Identifying an effective biomarker for Parkinson’s disease pathology could have profound implications for the way we treat the condition, potentially making it possible to diagnose people earlier, identify the best treatments for different subsets of patients, and speed up clinical trials,” the study’s co-lead author Andrew Siderowf, MD, of the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, said…READ MORE

 

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