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Editorial Message and Issue Highlights–Vol. 18, No. 1–3, January–March 2021

Editorial Message and Issue Highlights–Vol. 18, No. 1–3, January–March 2021

| January 1, 2021

Dear Colleagues: Welcome to the January–March 2021 edition of Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience (ICNS). For 2021’s first quarterly issue of ICNS, we start with two letters to the editor. In “Sexual Behavior During the COVID-19 Pandemic: It’s Telecounseling Time!” by Calabro et al, the researchers explore how Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) has impacted the sexual activity […]

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Letters to the Editor: What About Biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease?

Letters to the Editor: What About Biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease?

| January 1, 2021

Dear Editor: Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects over 600,000 patients in the United States; these numbers might double by 2040, as the population of older people increases.1 Diagnostic clues include the signs of resting tremor, bradykinesia, muscle rigidity, and postural imbalance. However, these clinical indicators might be inaccurate much of the time. A low rate of […]

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Longitudinal Data in Patients with Niemann-Pick Type C Disease Under Combined High Intrathecal and Low Intravenous Dose of 2-hydroxylpropyl-β-cyclodextrin

Longitudinal Data in Patients with Niemann-Pick Type C Disease Under Combined High Intrathecal and Low Intravenous Dose of 2-hydroxylpropyl-β-cyclodextrin

| January 1, 2021

by Evangelia Bountouvi, MD, PhD; Melpomeni Giorgi, MD; Anna Papadopoulou, PhD; Kaj Blennow, PhD; Ingemar Björkhem, PhD; Maria Tsirouda, PhD; Spyridon Kanellakis, Msc, PhD; Andreas Fryganas, MD; Maria Spanou, MD; Ioanna Georgaki, MD; Sofia Asprogeraka, MD; and Argyrios Dinopoulos, PhD Drs. Bountouvi, Giorgi, Papadopoulou, Tsirouda, Fryganas, Spanou, Georgaki, Asprogeraka, and Dinopoulos are with the Third […]

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Catatonia in a 6-year-old Patient Following Disseminated Group A Streptococcus Infection

Catatonia in a 6-year-old Patient Following Disseminated Group A Streptococcus Infection

| January 1, 2021

by Philip B Cawkwell, MD; Ivan Daniel Mayor, BA; and Richard J. Shaw,MD Drs. Cawkwell and Shaw and Mr. Mayor are with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, at the Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, California. FUNDING: No funding was provided for this study. DISCLOSURES: […]

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Blood–Brain Barrier: COVID-19, Pandemics, and Cytokine Norms

Blood–Brain Barrier: COVID-19, Pandemics, and Cytokine Norms

| January 1, 2021

by Atmaram Yarlagadda, MD; Samuel L. Preston, DO;  Rachel P. Jeyadhas, MD; Adam Edward Lang, PharmD;  Rasha Hammamieh, PhD; And Anita H. Clayton, MD Dr. Yarlagadda is the Installation Director of Psychological Health at McDonald Army Health Center in Fort Eustis, Virginia. Dr. Preston is with Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. […]

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Drug Development for Mental Illness: How Psychiatry Clinical Trial Sites are Meeting the Challenge of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Drug Development for Mental Illness: How Psychiatry Clinical Trial Sites are Meeting the Challenge of the COVID-19 Pandemic

| January 1, 2021

by Robert E. Litman, MD; Peter Sorantin, PhD; and Elia E. Acevedo-Diaz, MD Drs. Litman is with CBH Health, Georgetown University Medical School in Washington, DC. Dr. Sorantin is with Sorantin Outcomes, LLC, in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey. Dr. Acevedo-Diaz is with CBH Health and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) in Bethesda, Maryland. […]

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Effects of Prismatic Lenses on Lateral Axial Dystonia in Parkinson’s Disease: A Pilot Study

Effects of Prismatic Lenses on Lateral Axial Dystonia in Parkinson’s Disease: A Pilot Study

| January 1, 2021

by Michele Meglio, PhD Student; Enrica Olivola, MD, PhD; Marco Santilli, BSC; Francesco Lena, MSC, PhD; Diego Centonze, MD, PhD; Matteo Bologna, MD, PhD; and Nicola Modugno, MD, PhD Dr. Meglio is with IRCCS Neuromed in the Unit of Neuro-Ophthalmology in Pozzilli, Italy; he’s a PhD student in Neuroscience at University of Rome Tor Vergata […]

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