• A multi-centre clinico-genetic analysis of the VPS35 gene in Parkinson disease indicates reduced penetrance for disease-associated variants 

    Sharma, M.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Aasly, J. O.; Annesi, G.; Brice, A.; Bertram, L.; Bozi, M.; Barcikowska, M.; Crosiers, D.; Clarke, C. E.; Facheris, M. F.; Farrer, M.; Garraux, G.; Gispert, S.; Auburger, G.; Vilarino-Guell, C.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Hicks, A. A.; Hattori, N.; Jeon, B. S.; Jamrozik, Z.; Krygowska-Wajs, A.; Lesage, S.; Lill, C. M.; Lin, J. J.; Lynch, T.; Lichtner, P.; Lang, A. E.; Libioulle, C.; Murata, M.; Mok, V.; Jasinska-Myga, B.; Mellick, G. D.; Morrison, K. E.; Meitnger, T.; Zimprich, A.; Opala, G.; Pramstaller, P. P.; Pichler, I.; Park, S. S.; Quattrone, A.; Rogaeva, E.; Ross, O. A.; Stefanis, L.; Stockton, J. D.; Satake, W.; Silburn, P. A.; Strom, T. M.; Theuns, J.; Tan, E. K.; Toda, T.; Tomiyama, H.; Uitti, R. J.; Van Broeckhoven, C.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Wszolek, Z.; Xiromerisiou, G.; Yomono, H. S.; Yueh, K. C.; Zhao, Y.; Gasser, T.; Maraganore, D.; Kruger, R.; Consortium, Geopd (2012)
    Background Two recent studies identified a mutation (p.Asp620Asn) in the vacuolar protein sorting 35 gene as a cause for an autosomal dominant form of Parkinson disease. Although additional missense variants were described, ...
  • Alpha-synuclein repeat variants and survival in parkinson's disease 

    Chung, S. J.; Biernacka, J. M.; Armasu, S. M.; Anderson, K.; Frigerio, R.; Aasly, J. O.; Annesi, G.; Bentivoglio, A. R.; Brighina, L.; Chartier-Harlin, M. C.; Goldwurm, S.; Hadjigeorgiou, G.; Jasinska-Myga, B.; Jeon, B. S.; Kim, Y. J.; Krüger, R.; Lesage, S.; Markopoulou, K.; Mellick, G.; Morrison, K. E.; Puschmann, A.; Tan, E. K.; Crosiers, D.; Theuns, J.; Van Broeckhoven, C.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Wszolek, Z. K.; Elbaz, A.; Maraganore, D. M.; Yahalom, G.; Orlev, Y.; Cohen, O. S.; Kozlova, E.; Friedman, E.; Inzelberg, R.; Hassin-Baer, S. (2014)
    Objectives: To determine whether α-synuclein dinucleotide repeat (REP1) genotypes are associated with survival in Parkinson's disease (PD). Methods: Investigators from the Genetic Epidemiology of Parkinson's Disease ...
  • Association of LRRK2 exonic variants with susceptibility to Parkinson's disease: a case-control study 

    Ross, O. A.; Soto-Ortolaza, A. I.; Heckman, M. G.; Aasly, J. O.; Abahuni, N.; Annesi, G.; Bacon, J. A.; Bardien, S.; Bozi, M.; Brice, A.; Brighina, L.; Van Broeckhoven, C.; Carr, J.; Chartier-Harlin, M. C.; Dardiotis, E.; Dickson, D. W.; Diehl, N. N.; Elbaz, A.; Ferrarese, C.; Ferraris, A.; Fiske, B.; Gibson, J. M.; Gibson, R.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Hattori, N.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Jasinska-Myga, B.; Jeon, B. S.; Kim, Y. J.; Klein, C.; Kruger, R.; Kyratzi, E.; Lesage, S.; Lin, C. H.; Lynch, T.; Maraganore, D. M.; Mellick, G. D.; Mutez, E.; Nilsson, C.; Opala, G.; Park, S. S.; Puschmann, A.; Quattrone, A.; Sharma, M.; Silburn, P. A.; Sohn, Y. H.; Stefanis, L.; Tadic, V.; Theuns, J.; Tomiyama, H.; Uitti, R. J.; Valente, E. M.; van de Loo, S.; Vassilatis, D. K.; Vilarino-Guell, C.; White, L. R.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Wszolek, Z. K.; Wu, R. M.; Farrer, M. J.; Genetic Epidemiology Parkinson's, D. (2011)
    Background The leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 gene (LRRK2) harbours highly penetrant mutations that are linked to familial parkinsonism. However, the extent of its polymorphic variability in relation to risk of Parkinson's ...
  • Collaborative analysis of alpha-synuclein gene promoter variability and Parkinson disease 

    Maraganore, D. M.; de Andrade, M.; Elbaz, A.; Farrer, M. J.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Kruger, R.; Rocca, W. A.; Schneider, N. K.; Lesnick, T. G.; Lincoln, S. J.; Hulihan, M. M.; Aasly, J. O.; Ashizawa, T.; Chartier-Harlin, M. C.; Checkoway, H.; Ferrarese, C.; Hadjigeorgiou, G.; Hattori, N.; Kawakami, H.; Lambert, J. C.; Lynch, T.; Mellick, G. D.; Papapetropoulos, S.; Parsian, A.; Quattrone, A.; Riess, O.; Tan, E. K.; Van Broeckhoven, C.; Consortium, Geo-Pd (2006)
    Context Identification and replication of susceptibility genes for Parkinson disease at the population level have been hampered by small studies with potential biases. alpha-Synuclein (SNCA) has been one of the most promising ...
  • Large-scale replication and heterogeneity in Parkinson disease genetic loci 

    Sharma, M.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Aasly, J. O.; Annesi, G.; Brice, A.; Van Broeckhoven, C.; Bertram, L.; Bozi, M.; Crosiers, D.; Clarke, C.; Facheris, M.; Farrer, M.; Garraux, G.; Gispert, S.; Auburger, G.; Vilariño-Güell, C.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Hicks, A. A.; Hattori, N.; Jeon, B.; Lesage, S.; Lill, C. M.; Lin, J. J.; Lynch, T.; Lichtner, P.; Lang, A. E.; Mok, V.; Jasinska-Myga, B.; Mellick, G. D.; Morrison, K. E.; Opala, G.; Pramstaller, P. P.; Pichler, I.; Park, S. S.; Quattrone, A.; Rogaeva, E.; Ross, O. A.; Stefanis, L.; Stockton, J. D.; Satake, W.; Silburn, P. A.; Theuns, J.; Tan, E. K.; Toda, T.; Tomiyama, H.; Uitti, R. J.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Wszolek, Z.; Xiromerisiou, G.; Yueh, K. C.; Zhao, Y.; Gasser, T.; Maraganore, D.; Krüger, R. (2012)
    Objective: Eleven genetic loci have reached genome-wide significance in a recent meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies in Parkinson disease (PD) based on populations of Caucasian descent. The extent to which ...
  • Population-specific Frequencies for LRRK2 Susceptibility Variants in the Genetic Epidemiology of Parkinson's Disease (GEO-PD) Consortium 

    Heckman, M. G.; Soto-Ortolaza, A. I.; Aasly, J. O.; Abahuni, N.; Annesi, G.; Bacon, J. A.; Bardien, S.; Bozi, M.; Brice, A.; Brighina, L.; Carr, J.; Chartier-Harlin, M. C.; Dardiotis, E.; Dickson, D. W.; Diehl, N. N.; Elbaz, A.; Ferrarese, C.; Fiske, B.; Gibson, J. M.; Gibson, R.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Hattori, N.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Boczarska-Jedynak, M.; Jasinska-Myga, B.; Jeon, B. S.; Kim, Y. J.; Klein, C.; Kruger, R.; Kyratzi, E.; Lesage, S.; Lin, C. H.; Lynch, T.; Maraganore, D. M.; Mellick, G. D.; Mutez, E.; Nilsson, C.; Opala, G.; Park, S. S.; Petrucci, S.; Puschmann, A.; Quattrone, A.; Sharma, M.; Silburn, P. A.; Sohn, Y. H.; Stefanis, L.; Tadic, V.; Theuns, J.; Tomiyama, H.; Uitti, R. J.; Valente, E. M.; Van Broeckhoven, C.; van de Loo, S.; Vassilatis, D. K.; Vilarino-Guell, C.; White, L. R.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Wszolek, Z. K.; Wu, R. M.; Hentati, F.; Farrer, M. J.; Ross, O. A.; Genetic Epidemiology, Parkinsons (2013)
    BackgroundVariants within the leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 gene are recognized as the most frequent genetic cause of Parkinson's disease. Leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 variation related to disease susceptibility displays ...
  • The protective effect of LRRK2 p.R1398H on risk of Parkinson's disease is independent of MAPT and SNCA variants 

    Heckman, M. G.; Elbaz, A.; Soto-Ortolaza, A. I.; Serie, D. J.; Aasly, J. O.; Annesi, G.; Auburger, G.; Bacon, J. A.; Boczarska-Jedynak, M.; Bozi, M.; Brighina, L.; Chartier-Harlin, M. C.; Dardiotis, E.; Destée, A.; Ferrarese, C.; Ferraris, A.; Fiske, B.; Gispert, S.; Hadjigeorgiou, G. M.; Hattori, N.; Ioannidis, J. P. A.; Jasinska-Myga, B.; Jeon, B. S.; Kim, Y. J.; Klein, C.; Kruger, R.; Kyratzi, E.; Lin, C. H.; Lohmann, K.; Loriot, M. A.; Lynch, T.; Mellick, G. D.; Mutez, E.; Opala, G.; Park, S. S.; Petrucci, S.; Quattrone, A.; Sharma, M.; Silburn, P. A.; Sohn, Y. H.; Stefanis, L.; Tadic, V.; Tomiyama, H.; Uitti, R. J.; Valente, E. M.; Vassilatis, D. K.; Vilariño-Güell, C.; White, L. R.; Wirdefeldt, K.; Wszolek, Z. K.; Wu, R. M.; Xiromerisiou, G.; Maraganore, D. M.; Farrer, M. J.; Ross, O. A. (2014)
    The best validated susceptibility variants for Parkinson's disease are located in the α-synuclein (SNCA) and microtubule-associated protein tau (MAPT) genes. Recently, a protective p.N551K-R1398H-K1423K haplotype in the ...