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Identical twins with Leucine rich repeat kinase type 2 mutations discordant for Parkinson's disease§

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  • Georgia Xiromerisiou MD, PhD,

    1. Reta Lila Weston Institute of Neurological Studies and Research Laboratories, Departments of Molecular Neuroscience and of Clinical Neuroscience, University College London (UCL) Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK
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  • Henry Houlden PhD, MRCP,

    1. Reta Lila Weston Institute of Neurological Studies and Research Laboratories, Departments of Molecular Neuroscience and of Clinical Neuroscience, University College London (UCL) Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK
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  • Anna Sailer MD,

    1. Reta Lila Weston Institute of Neurological Studies and Research Laboratories, Departments of Molecular Neuroscience and of Clinical Neuroscience, University College London (UCL) Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK
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  • Laura Silveira-Moriyama MD, PhD,

    1. Reta Lila Weston Institute of Neurological Studies and Research Laboratories, Departments of Molecular Neuroscience and of Clinical Neuroscience, University College London (UCL) Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK
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  • John Hardy PhD,

    1. Reta Lila Weston Institute of Neurological Studies and Research Laboratories, Departments of Molecular Neuroscience and of Clinical Neuroscience, University College London (UCL) Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK
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  • Andrew J. Lees MD, FRCP

    Corresponding author
    1. Reta Lila Weston Institute of Neurological Studies and Research Laboratories, Departments of Molecular Neuroscience and of Clinical Neuroscience, University College London (UCL) Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK
    • UCL, IoN, Reta Lila Weston Institute of Neurological Studies, 1 Wakefield Street, London WC1N 1PJ, UK
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  • Funding agencies: This work was funded by the Reta Lila Weston Trust for Medical Research, and by a Medical Research Council (MRC) returning scientist, by the Wellcome Trust/MRC Parkinson's disease. This work was also supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)-funded University College London (UCL)/University College London Hospitals (UCLH) Comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre and by the Wellcome Trust/MRC Joint Call in Neurodegeneration award (WT089698) to the UK Parkinson's Disease Consortium (UKPDC), whose members are from the UCL Institute of Neurology, the University of Sheffield, and the MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit at the University of Dundee.

  • Relevant conflicts of interest/financial disclosures: J.H. is on Scientific Advisory Boards for Eisai and Merck Serono. A.L. is on Advisory Boards for Novartis. Teva, Meda, Boehringer Ingelheim, GSK, lpsen, Lundbeck, Allergan. Orion, BIAL, Noscira, and Roche.

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