Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses on Brain Research and Neurology

Some of the following articles are available freely. Access to the full-text of the other articles requires a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment.

Giacobini, E. Gold, G. (2013). Alzheimer Disease therapy-moving from amyloid-β to tau. Nature Reviews. Neurology. December 2013; 9(12): 677-86.

Teunissen, CE. Tumani, H. Engelborghs, S. [et al] (2014). Biobanking of CSF: International standardization to optimise biomarker development. Clinical Biochemistry. January 2nd 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

Kiddle, SJ. Sattlecker, M. Proitsi, P. [et al]. (2014). Candidate blood proteome markers of Alzheimer’s disease onset and progression: a systematic review and replication study. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. January 1st 2014; 38(3): 515-31. Full Text Link.

Liu B, Tang Y, Shen Y, Cen L, Han M. Cerebrospinal fluid τ protein in differential diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease and vascular dementia in Chinese population: a meta-analysis. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. October 27th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Levin, B. Bhardwaj, A. (2013). Chronic traumatic encephalopathy: a critical appraisal. Neurocritical Care. November 5th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Hardenacke, K. Shubina, E. Bührle, CP. [et al] (2014). Deep brain stimulation as a tool for improving cognitive functioning in Alzheimer’s Dementia: a systematic review. Frontiers in Psychiatry. December 4th 2013; 4: 159. Review. Full Text Link.

Feldman, AL. Johansson, AL. Lambert, PC. [et al] (2013). Familial coaggregation of Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease: systematic review and meta-analysis. Neuroepidemiology. November 30th 2013; 42(2): 69-80. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.

Lima-Silva, TB. Bahia, VS. Nitrini, R. [et al]. (2013). Functional status in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia: a systematic review. Biomed Research International. 2013. Epub November 7th 2013. Review. Full Text Link.

Stella, F. Radanovic, M. Aprahamian, I. [et al] (2013). Neurobiological correlates of apathy in Alzheimer’s Disease and mild cognitive impairment: a critical review. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease: JAD. November 19th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Petrella, JR. (2013). Neuroimaging and the search for a cure for Alzheimer Disease. Radiology. December 2013; 269(3): 671-91. Full Text Link.

Goodall, EF. Heath, PR. Bandmann, O. [et al]. Neuronal dark matter: the emerging role of microRNAs in neurodegeneration. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. October 10th 2013; 7: 178. Review. Full Text Link.

Devan, BD. Pistell, PJ. Duffy, KB. [et al] (2013). Phosphodiesterase inhibition facilitates cognitive restoration in rodent models of age-related memory decline. NeuroRehabilitation. November 27th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].

Stetler, RA. Leakh, HK. Gan, Y. [et al] (2014). Preconditioning provides neuroprotection in models of CNS disease: paradigms and clinical significance. Progress in Neurobiology. January 2nd 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

Lee, L. Sakurai, M. Matsuzaki, S. [et al]. (2013). SUMO and Alzheimer’s Disease. Neuromolecular Medicine. December 2013; 15(4): 720-36.

Pedder, H. Vesterinen, HM. Macleod, MR. [et al] (2014). Systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions tested in animal models of lacunar stroke. Stroke. January 2nd 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

[A version of this collection features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 11, June 2014].


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