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Lead author of the study, Johannes Brettschneider, MD, is a visiting professor in the Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research at the University of Pennsylvania, from the department of Neurology at the University of Ulm in Germany. The research team also includes experts from Penn's Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (Jon Toledo, MD, John Robinson, BS, David Irwin, MD, EunRan Suh, PhD, Vivianna Van Deerlin, MD, PhD, Elizabeth Wood, MS, Young Baek, MS, Linda Kwong, PhD, Edward Lee, MD, PhD, and Virginia M-Y Lee, PhD, MBA) and from the department of Neurology (Lauren Elman, MD, and Leo McCluskey, MD), along with colleagues from the University of Ulm.
The study was funded by the National Institutes of Health (AG033101, AG017586, AG010124, AG032953, AG039510, NS044266, AG000255), Wyncote Foundation, Koller Family Foundation, and Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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