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Article examines nusinersen benefits in forms of spinal muscular atrophy

Published: Oct 18th, 2018

A new article examining data from clinical trials led by Melissa Armstrong, M.D., an assistant professor of neurology, shows that nusinersen treatment benefits certain patients with spinal muscular atrophy.

Dementia with Lewy bodies study examines end-of-life experiences

Published: Oct 12th, 2018

Melissa Armstrong, M.D., an assistant professor of neurology, partnered with the Lewy Body Dementia Association to survey the families of patients who had dementia with Lewy bodies.

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Ted Turner has Lewy body dementia, but what is that?

Published: Oct 3rd, 2018

In The Conversation, Dr. Melissa Armstrong explains LBD, how it’s diagnosed and current avenues for researching the disease.

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Dr. Melissa Armstrong leads development of new disorders of consciousness guidelines

Published: Aug 10th, 2018

Melissa Armstrong, M.D., M.Sc., was senior author on a new guideline highlighting the importance of an accurate diagnosis and proper care for those in vegetative and minimally conscious states.

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Fixel Center earns Lewy body dementia designation

Published: Apr 3rd, 2018

Learn about this designation and how a couple found peace due to a correct diagnosis and a multidisciplinary team led by Dr. Melissa Armstrong.