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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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

Cerebrospinal Fluid Beta Amyloid 40 and 42 Quantitation Using a Novel Stabilization Technique

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Clarke, NJ, Higgins, JJ
Authors: Tran D, Weber DM, Goldman S, Sansoucy B, Albi A, Lynn T, Higgins J, Clarke N
Event: AAIC 2016: 19th Annual Alzheimer's Association International Conference. Toronto, Canada, July 24, 2016 - July 28, 2016

Specialties: Geriatrics/Age Management, Neurology, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine

Impact of risperidone treatment of autistic disorders on metabolic risk factors in children and adolescents

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kroll, MH
Authors: Srisawasdi P, Vanwong N, Hongkaew Y, Vanavanan S, Intachak B, Ngamsamut N, Limsila P, Sukasem C, Kroll MH
Event: AACC 2016: 68th Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Exposition of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry. Philadelphia, PA, July 31, 2016 - August 4, 2016

Specialties: Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics

The frequency of damaging genetic variants in a cohort of over 1500 patients with Early Onset Familial Alzheimer’s disease

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Higgins, JJ
Authors: Bright A, Karbassi I, Meservey M, Yokoyama J, Rabinowitz N, Bean A, 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: Geriatrics/Age Management, Neurology

Inter-Laboratory Comparison of Assays to Measure SMN2 Copy Number in Dried Blood Spots from Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Evans, M, Scally, M
Authors: Yazdanpanah GK, Liu M, Chiang S, Evans M, Scally M, Carmillo P, Phan H, Lee FK, Carulli J, Hwu W-L, Chien Y-H, Sun C, Staropoli JF, Vogt RF
Event: NBSGTS 2016: Association of Public Health Laboratories-2016 Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium. Albuquerque, NM, February 29, 2016 - March 3, 2016

Specialties: Family medicine practitioners, Genetics, Neurology, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics

Detection and Direct Quantitation of Guanidinoacetate, Creatine and Creatinine in Human Urine by LC-MS/MS and Electrospray Ionization

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Clarke, NJ
Authors: Lynn TC, Salazar D, Clarke NJ
Event: MSACL-US 2016: 8th Annual Conference and Exhibits of the Association for Mass Spectrometry: Applications to the Clinical Laboratory. Palm Springs, CA, February 21, 2016 - February 25, 2016

Specialties: Genetics, Neurology, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

Variants in the COL6A1, COL6A2, and COL6A3 genes in collagen VI-related congenital muscular dystrophy

Authors: Malgorzata Jaremko, Keith Morneau, Tiffany Smith, Zhenyuan Wang, Funda E. Suer, Carol Hoffman, Khalida Liaquat, Michele McCarthy, Jennifer L. Lapierre, Valerie Storozuk, Marc Meservey, Sat Dev Batish, Joseph Higgins
Event: AAN 2015: Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, April 18-25, 2015

Specialties: Neurology

Molecular combing compared to southern blot in measuring D4Z4 contractions in FSHD

Authors: Jessica Vasale, Michael Jocson, Fatih Boyar, Khalida Liaquat, Carol Hoffman, Vladimira Sulcova, David Tsao, Kerri C. Hensley, Yan Liu, Patricia Chan, Renius Owen, Corey Braastad, Weimin Sun, Arturo Anguiano, Malgorzata Jaremko, Zhenyuan Wang, Funda E. Sue
Event: AAN 2015: Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, April 18-25, 2015

Specialties: Neurology