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Novel imaging biomarkers for the diagnosis and study of Neuromyelitis optica

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Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) is a relapsing demyelinating neurological condition that requires prompt diagnosis and treatment to prevent the accrual of significant disability, such as blindness and immobility. It is caused by antibodies to the aquaporin-4 water channel, which can be detected within the serum of patients and are therefore a highly specific biomarker for the condition. However NMOSD can have overlapping clinical features with the more prevalent demyelinatin...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
FMRIB
Oxford college:
Trinity College
Role:
Author

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Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Supervisor
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Supervisor
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Funding agency for:
Matthews, L
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Local pid:
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Deposit date:
2014-03-13

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