In Annals of Neurology, volume 65, issue 5, pp. 610–614, “SNCA Variants Are Associated with Increased Risk for Multiple System Atrophy,” Scholz et al., the authors realized that the contributions of three colleagues have not been acknowledged and they apologize for this oversight

Dr. Francesca Del Sorbo, Dr. Susanne Schneider and Dr. Kailash Bhatia were involved in the recruitment of MSA patients and should be considered as co-authors of our article.

1Francesca Del Sorbo, MD 2Susanne Schneider, MD 2Kailash P. Bhatia, MD, FRCP

1 Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milano, Italy 2 Department of Molecular Neuroscience and Reta Lila Weston Laboratories, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Furthermore, the authors noticed a typographical error in the abstract. The combined p value at the SNCA locus was 5.5 x 10-12. The authors apologize to the readers for this error.