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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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

MuSK Autoantibodies in Myasthenia Gravis: Experience with >28,000 Specimens Tested in a Clinical Laboratory

Authors: Amy Goldberger, Brian Sansoucy, Keith Morneau, Kaylan Burnham, Sat Dev Batish, Funda E. Suer, Zhenyuan Wang, Malgorzata Jaremko, Joseph Higgins
Event: AAN 2015: Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, April 18-25, 2015

Specialties: Neurology

Frequencies of mutations in 20 genes associated with hereditary ataxia: experience from a US clinical laboratory

Authors: Zhenyuan Wang, Marc Meservey, Michele McCarthy, Sat Dev Batish, Malgorzata Jaremko, Funda E. Suer, Joseph Higgins
Event: AAN 2015: Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, April 18-25, 2015

Specialties: Neurology

Gene mutation frequencies and phenotype correlations in ALS patients tested at a clinical laboratory

Authors: Alison Bright, Izabela D Karbassi, Khalida Liaquat, Carol Hoffman, Marc Meservey, Meagan Krasner, Sat Dev Batish, Joseph J Higgins
Event: ACMG 2015: Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting . Salt Lake City, Utah, March 25-27, 2015

Specialties: Neurology