Conference Presentations by Medical Specialty - Neurology

Below is a listing of recent posters and presentations by Quest Diagnostics medical and scientific staff.

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Clinical Testing for Titin and RyR Autoantibodies in Myasthenia Gravis

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Clarke, NJ, Higgins, JJ
Authors: Amy Goldberger, Keith R. Morneau, Brian G. Sansoucy, Nigel J. Clarke, and Joseph J. Higgins
Event: AAN 2017: American Academy of Neurology Annual meeting 2017. Boston, MA, April 22-28, 2017

Specialties: Neurology

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LRP4 Autoimmune Reactivity in a Diverse DSN-Myasthenia Gravis Patient Population

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Clarke, NJ, Higgins, JJ
Authors: Keith R. Morneau, Brian G. Sansoucy, Amy Goldberger, Urzela T. Trela, Nigel J. Clarke, Joseph J. Higgins
Event: AAN 2017: American Academy of Neurology Annual meeting 2017. Boston, MA, April 22-28, 2017

Specialties: Neurology

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Analysis of the Repeat Size Distribution of over 82,000 Alleles in the Spinocerebellar Ataxias

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Higgins, JJ
Authors: Zhenyuan Wang, Marc Meservey, Sat Dev Batish, Michelle D. York and Joseph J. Higgins
Event: AAN 2017: American Academy of Neurology Annual meeting 2017. Boston, MA, April 22-28, 2017

Specialties: Neurology

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Borderline CNBP CCTG Expansions in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2 in over 16,000 Specimens Analyzed in a Clinical Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Higgins, JJ
Authors: Elise M. Nedzweckas, Rebecca Moore, Marc Meservey, Chanan Moffitt, Carly Parnell, Tara McNamara, Nicholas Tiebout, Zhenyuan Wang, Sat Dev Batish and Joseph J. Higgins
Event: AAN 2017: American Academy of Neurology Annual meeting 2017. Boston, MA, April 22-28, 2017

Specialties: Neurology

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What is the Current Value Equation for Dementia Diagnosis and Management: Variation in costs across practice types

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Higgins, JJ
Authors: Wilson L, Bonasera S, Davis M, Balsamo D, Kassan D, Stallone J, Harry J,. Kurzweil PJ, Higgins J, Rankin K, Warsh J, Kaplan R
Event: AAN 2016: 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology. Vancouver, Canada, April 15, 2016 - April 21, 2016

Specialties: Geriatrics/Age Management, Neurology

Development of an Expert Consensus Approach to Screening, Assessment, and Diagnosis of Patients At Risk for Neurodegenerative Disease

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Agersborg, S
Authors: Rankin K, Possin K, Geschwind M, Kramer J, Ritchie C, Gearhart R, Rabinowitz N, Bonasera S, Brewer J, Carlsson C, Caselli R, Dickerson B, Fong J, Fredericks C, Gelfand J, Grossman M, Hess C, Higgins J, Huey E, Kaufer D, Lanata S, Lee S, Merrilees J, Naasan G, Ng D, Petersen R, Pressman P, Rosen H, Small G, Stern R, Williams M, Yaffe K, Yokoyama J, Miller B
Event: AAN 2016: 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology. Vancouver, Canada, April 15, 2016 - April 21, 2016

Specialties: Geriatrics/Age Management, Neurology

Development of diagnostic decision tree for rapidly progressive dementia

Authors: Gelfand J, Fredericks C, Rabinowitz N, Rankin K, Hess C, Paoletti M, Higgins J, Williams G, Miller B, Rosen H, Geschwind M
Event: AAN 2016: 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology. Vancouver, Canada, April 15, 2016 - April 21, 2016

Specialties: Geriatrics/Age Management, Neurology

Analysis of 141 epilepsy related genes in 390 patients using next generation sequencing

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Batish, SD, Evans, M, Higgins, JJ, Hoffman, C, Krasner, M
Authors: Wang Z, Jaremko M, Batish SD, Meservey M, McCarthy M, Medeiros AC, Walsh J, Allen S, Rochibaud N, DiVincenzo C, Casiello T, Bazinet M, Doan D, McCarthy M, Karbassi I, Storozuk V, Kacprzyk M, Liaquat K, Hoffman C, Krasner M, Dodge WA, Evans MC, Elzinga C, York M, Braastad C, Higgins JJ
Event: AAN 2016: 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology. Vancouver, Canada, April 15, 2016 - April 21, 2016

Specialties: Neurology, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine

Frequency of FTLD Mutations in a Community Sample versus Specialty Clinic

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Higgins, JJ
Authors: Rabinowitz N, Yokoyama J, Karydas A, Coppola G, Bonham L, Fong J, Rankin K, Miller B, Bright A, Karbassi I, Meservey M, Liaquat K, Gallen M, Hoffman C, Krasner M, Dodge W, Higgins JJ
Event: AAN 2016: 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology. Vancouver, Canada, April 15, 2016 - April 21, 2016

Specialties: Genetics, Neurology

Clinical performance of the Simplexa™ EV & HPeV Direct assay as compared to the Xpert® EV assay for detection of Enterovirus in CSF specimens

Authors: Cheng C
Event: CVS 2016: 32nd Annual Clinical Virology Symposium. Daytona Beach, FL, May 19, 2016 - May 22, 2016

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Neurology, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine