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John Carl Morris, MD

Harvey A. and Dorismae Hacker Friedman Professor of Neurology
Professor, Pathology and Immunology
Director, Center for Aging
Director, Memory and Aging Project
Director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Specialty Areas

Neurology - Adult
Memory Disorders and Diagnosis
Alzheimer's Disease
Dementia

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Neurology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Referral Information

Referred by Self or Referring Physician

Areas of Clinical Interest

Alzheimer's disease, dementia, geriatric neurology, neurodegenerative diseases, mild cognitive impairment, aging, cognitive function

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Memory Diagnostic Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 6
Office Phone: (314) 286-1967
Fax: (314) 286-1985
Email: morrisj@neuro.wustl.edu

Education

Education

Fellowship: Neuropharmacology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1985
Residency: Neuropathology, Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio 1982
Chief Residency: Neurology, Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio 1981
Residency: Internal Medicine, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio 1979
Medical Degree: University Of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 1974
B.A.: Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio 1970

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Clinical, pathophysiological and genetic features of motor symptoms in autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease.
Vöglein J, Paumier K, Jucker M, Preische O, McDade E, Hassenstab J, Benzinger TL, Noble JM, Berman SB, Graff-Radford NR, Ghetti B, Farlow MR, Chhatwal J, Salloway S, Xiong C, Karch CM, Cairns N, Mori H, Schofield PR, Masters CL, Goate A, Buckles V, Fox N, Rossor M, Chrem P, Allegri R, Ringman JM, Höglinger G, Steiner H, Dieterich M, Haass C, Laske C, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Danek A, Levin J
Brain. 2019 Mar 20; pii: awz050. doi: 10.1093/brain/awz050.

PMID:
    30897203
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Localization of human recombinant adenoviral vectors to the mitochondria following transduction of human cell lines.
Morrison BJ, Abu-Asab M, Morris JC, Steel JC
Acta Virol. 2019; 63(1)111-116. doi: 10.4149/av_2019_114.

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    30879320
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A blood-based signature of cerebrospinal fluid Aβ<sub>1-42</sub> status.
Goudey B, Fung BJ, Schieber C, Faux NG, Alzheimer’s Disease Metabolomics Consortium., Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative.
Sci Rep. 2019 Mar 11; 9(1)4163. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-37149-7.

PMID:
    30853713
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Comparison of Pittsburgh compound B and florbetapir in cross-sectional and longitudinal studies.
Su Y, Flores S, Wang G, Hornbeck RC, Speidel B, Joseph-Mathurin N, Vlassenko AG, Gordon BA, Koeppe RA, Klunk WE, Jack CR Jr, Farlow MR, Salloway S, Snider BJ, Berman SB, Roberson ED, Brosch J, Jimenez-Velazques I, van Dyck CH, Galasko D, Yuan SH, Jayadev S, Honig LS, Gauthier S, Hsiung GR, Masellis M, Brooks WS, Fulham M, Clarnette R, Masters CL, Wallon D, Hannequin D, Dubois B, Pariente J, Sanchez-Valle R, Mummery C, Ringman JM, Bottlaender M, Klein G, Milosavljevic-Ristic S, McDade E, Xiong C, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Benzinger TLS
Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2019 Dec; 11180-190. doi: 10.1016/j.dadm.2018.12.008.

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    30847382
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Emerging cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers in autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease.
Schindler SE, Li Y, Todd KW, Herries EM, Henson RL, Gray JD, Wang G, Graham DL, Shaw LM, Trojanowski JQ, Hassenstab JJ, Benzinger TLS, Cruchaga C, Jucker M, Levin J, Chhatwal JP, Noble JM, Ringman JM, Graff-Radford NR, Holtzman DM, Ladenson JH, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Xiong C, Fagan AM, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network.
Alzheimers Dement. 2019 Mar 4; pii: S1552-5260(19)30013-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2018.12.019.

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    30846386
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ATN profiles among cognitively normal individuals and longitudinal cognitive outcomes.
Soldan A, Pettigrew C, Fagan AM, Schindler SE, Moghekar A, Fowler C, Li QX, Collins SJ, Carlsson C, Asthana S, Masters CL, Johnson S, Morris JC, Albert M, Gross AL
Neurology. 2019 Mar 6; pii: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000007248. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000007248.

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Genetic meta-analysis of diagnosed Alzheimer's disease identifies new risk loci and implicates Aβ, tau, immunity and lipid processing.
Kunkle BW, Grenier-Boley B, Sims R, Bis JC, Damotte V, Naj AC, Boland A, Vronskaya M, van der Lee SJ, Amlie-Wolf A, Bellenguez C, Frizatti A, Chouraki V, Martin ER, Sleegers K, Badarinarayan N, Jakobsdottir J, Hamilton-Nelson KL, Moreno-Grau S, Olaso R, Raybould R, Chen Y, Kuzma AB, Hiltunen M, Morgan T, Ahmad S, Vardarajan BN, Epelbaum J, Hoffmann P, Boada M, Beecham GW, Garnier JG, Harold D, Fitzpatrick AL, Valladares O, Moutet ML, Gerrish A, Smith AV, Qu L, Bacq D, Denning N, Jian X, Zhao Y, Del Zompo M, Fox NC, Choi SH, Mateo I, Hughes JT, Adams HH, Malamon J, Sanchez-Garcia F, Patel Y, Brody JA, Dombroski BA, Naranjo MCD, Daniilidou M, Eiriksdottir G, Mukherjee S, Wallon D, Uphill J, Aspelund T, Cantwell LB, Garzia F, Galimberti D, Hofer E, Butkiewicz M, Fin B, Scarpini E, Sarnowski C, Bush WS, Meslage S, Kornhuber J, White CC, Song Y, Barber RC, Engelborghs S, Sordon S, Voijnovic D, Adams PM, Vandenberghe R, Mayhaus M, Cupples LA, Albert MS, De Deyn PP, Gu W, Himali JJ, Beekly D, Squassina A, Hartmann AM, Orellana A, Blacker D, Rodriguez-Rodriguez E, Lovestone S, Garcia ME, Doody RS, Munoz-Fernadez C, Sussams R, Lin H, Fairchild TJ, Benito YA, Holmes C, Karamujić-Čomić H, Frosch MP, Thonberg H, Maier W, Roschupkin G, Ghetti B, Giedraitis V, Kawalia A, Li S, Huebinger RM, Kilander L, Moebus S, Hernández I, Kamboh MI, Brundin R, Turton J, Yang Q, Katz MJ, Concari L, Lord J, Beiser AS, Keene CD, Helisalmi S, Kloszewska I, Kukull WA, Koivisto AM, Lynch A, Tarraga L, Larson EB, Haapasalo A, Lawlor B, Mosley TH, Lipton RB, Solfrizzi V, Gill M, Longstreth WT Jr, Montine TJ, Frisardi V, Diez-Fairen M, Rivadeneira F, Petersen RC, Deramecourt V, Alvarez I, Salani F, Ciaramella A, Boerwinkle E, Reiman EM, Fievet N, Rotter JI, Reisch JS, Hanon O, Cupidi C, Andre Uitterlinden AG, Royall DR, Dufouil C, Maletta RG, de Rojas I, Sano M, Brice A, Cecchetti R, George-Hyslop PS, Ritchie K, Tsolaki M, Tsuang DW, Dubois B, Craig D, Wu CK, Soininen H, Avramidou D, Albin RL, Fratiglioni L, Germanou A, Apostolova LG, Keller L, Koutroumani M, Arnold SE, Panza F, Gkatzima O, Asthana S, Hannequin D, Whitehead P, Atwood CS, Caffarra P, Hampel H, Quintela I, Carracedo Á, Lannfelt L, Rubinsztein DC, Barnes LL, Pasquier F, Frölich L, Barral S, McGuinness B, Beach TG, Johnston JA, Becker JT, Passmore P, Bigio EH, Schott JM, Bird TD, Warren JD, Boeve BF, Lupton MK, Bowen JD, Proitsi P, Boxer A, Powell JF, Burke JR, Kauwe JSK, Burns JM, Mancuso M, Buxbaum JD, Bonuccelli U, Cairns NJ, McQuillin A, Cao C, Livingston G, Carlson CS, Bass NJ, Carlsson CM, Hardy J, Carney RM, Bras J, Carrasquillo MM, Guerreiro R, Allen M, Chui HC, Fisher E, Masullo C, Crocco EA, DeCarli C, Bisceglio G, Dick M, Ma L, Duara R, Graff-Radford NR, Evans DA, Hodges A, Faber KM, Scherer M, Fallon KB, Riemenschneider M, Fardo DW, Heun R, Farlow MR, Kölsch H, Ferris S, Leber M, Foroud TM, Heuser I, Galasko DR, Giegling I, Gearing M, Hüll M, Geschwind DH, Gilbert JR, Morris J, Green RC, Mayo K, Growdon JH, Feulner T, Hamilton RL, Harrell LE, Drichel D, Honig LS, Cushion TD, Huentelman MJ, Hollingworth P, Hulette CM, Hyman BT, Marshall R, Jarvik GP, Meggy A, Abner E, Menzies GE, Jin LW, Leonenko G, Real LM, Jun GR, Baldwin CT, Grozeva D, Karydas A, Russo G, Kaye JA, Kim R, Jessen F, Kowall NW, Vellas B, Kramer JH, Vardy E, LaFerla FM, Jöckel KH, Lah JJ, Dichgans M, Leverenz JB, Mann D, Levey AI, Pickering-Brown S, Lieberman AP, Klopp N, Lunetta KL, Wichmann HE, Lyketsos CG, Morgan K, Marson DC, Brown K, Martiniuk F, Medway C, Mash DC, Nöthen MM, Masliah E, Hooper NM, McCormick WC, Daniele A, McCurry SM, Bayer A, McDavid AN, Gallacher J, McKee AC, van den Bussche H, Mesulam M, Brayne C, Miller BL, Riedel-Heller S, Miller CA, Miller JW, Al-Chalabi A, Morris JC, Shaw CE, Myers AJ, Wiltfang J, O'Bryant S, Olichney JM, Alvarez V, Parisi JE, Singleton AB, Paulson HL, Collinge J, Perry WR, Mead S, Peskind E, Cribbs DH, Rossor M, Pierce A, Ryan NS, Poon WW, Nacmias B, Potter H, Sorbi S, Quinn JF, Sacchinelli E, Raj A, Spalletta G, Raskind M, Caltagirone C, Bossù P, Orfei MD, Reisberg B, Clarke R, Reitz C, Smith AD, Ringman JM, Warden D, Roberson ED, Wilcock G, Rogaeva E, Bruni AC, Rosen HJ, Gallo M, Rosenberg RN, Ben-Shlomo Y, Sager MA, Mecocci P, Saykin AJ, Pastor P, Cuccaro ML, Vance JM, Schneider JA, Schneider LS, Slifer S, Seeley WW, Smith AG, Sonnen JA, Spina S, Stern RA, Swerdlow RH, Tang M, Tanzi RE, Trojanowski JQ, Troncoso JC, Van Deerlin VM, Van Eldik LJ, Vinters HV, Vonsattel JP, Weintraub S, Welsh-Bohmer KA, Wilhelmsen KC, Williamson J, Wingo TS, Woltjer RL, Wright CB, Yu CE, Yu L, Saba Y, Alzheimer Disease Genetics Consortium (ADGC),., European Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative (EADI),., Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology Consortium (CHARGE),., Genetic and Environmental Risk in AD/Defining Genetic, Polygenic and Environmental Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease Consortium (GERAD/PERADES),., Pilotto A, Bullido MJ, Peters O, Crane PK, Bennett D, Bosco P, Coto E, Boccardi V, De Jager PL, Lleo A, Warner N, Lopez OL, Ingelsson M, Deloukas P, Cruchaga C, Graff C, Gwilliam R, Fornage M, Goate AM, Sanchez-Juan P, Kehoe PG, Amin N, Ertekin-Taner N, Berr C, Debette S, Love S, Launer LJ, Younkin SG, Dartigues JF, Corcoran C, Ikram MA, Dickson DW, Nicolas G, Campion D, Tschanz J, Schmidt H, Hakonarson H, Clarimon J, Munger R, Schmidt R, Farrer LA, Van Broeckhoven C, C O'Donovan M, DeStefano AL, Jones L, Haines JL, Deleuze JF, Owen MJ, Gudnason V, Mayeux R, Escott-Price V, Psaty BM, Ramirez A, Wang LS, Ruiz A, van Duijn CM, Holmans PA, Seshadri S, Williams J, Amouyel P, Schellenberg GD, Lambert JC, Pericak-Vance MA
Nat Genet. 2019 Mar; 51(3)414-430. doi: 10.1038/s41588-019-0358-2.

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Tau positron emission tomography imaging in C9orf72 repeat expansion carriers.
Ly CV, Koenig L, Christensen J, Gordon B, Beaumont H, Dahiya S, Chen J, Su Y, Nelson B, Jockel-Balsarotti J, Drain C, Jerome G, Morris JC, Fagan AM, Harms MB, Benzinger TL, Miller TM, Ances BM
Eur J Neurol. 2019 Feb 20; doi: 10.1111/ene.13940.

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    30790403
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Enzymatic and structural characterization of the <i>Naegleria fowleri</i> glucokinase.
Milanes JE, Suryadi J, Abendroth J, Van Voorhis WC, Barrett KF, Dranow DM, Phan IQ, Patrick SL, Rozema SD, Khalifa MM, Golden JE, Morris JC
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 Feb 19; pii: AAC.02410-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02410-18.

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    30783001
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Staging biomarkers in preclinical autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease by estimated years to symptom onset.
Wang G, Coble D, McDade EM, Hassenstab J, Fagan AM, Benzinger TLS, Bateman RJ, Morris JC, Xiong C, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN).
Alzheimers Dement. 2019 Feb 14; pii: S1552-5260(18)33625-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2018.12.008.

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    30773445
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Tau PET in autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease: relationship with cognition, dementia and other biomarkers.
Gordon BA, Blazey TM, Christensen J, Dincer A, Flores S, Keefe S, Chen C, Su Y, McDade EM, Wang G, Li Y, Hassenstab J, Aschenbrenner A, Hornbeck R, Jack CR Jr, Ances BM, Berman SB, Brosch JR, Galasko D, Gauthier S, Lah JJ, Masellis M, van Dyck CH, Mintun MA, Klein G, Ristic S, Cairns NJ, Marcus DS, Xiong C, Holtzman DM, Raichle ME, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Benzinger TLS
Brain. 2019 Feb 11; doi: 10.1093/brain/awz019.

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    30753379
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Multi-Modal Home Sleep Monitoring in Older Adults.
Toedebusch CD, McLeland JS, Schaibley CM, Banks IR, Boyd J, Morris JC, Holtzman DM, Lucey BP
J Vis Exp. 2019 Jan 26; (143)doi: 10.3791/58823.

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The Structural Signature of Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.
Navid J, Day GS, Strain J, Perrin RJ, Bucelli RC, Dincer A, Wisch JK, Soleimani-Meigooni D, Morris JC, Benzinger TLS, Ances BM
Eur J Neurol. 2019 Feb 8; doi: 10.1111/ene.13930.

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    30735286
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TRAIL signals through the ubiquitin ligase MID1 to promote pulmonary fibrosis.
Collison AM, Li J, de Siqueira AP, Lv X, Toop HD, Morris JC, Starkey MR, Hansbro PM, Zhang J, Mattes J
BMC Pulm Med. 2019 Feb 7; 19(1)31. doi: 10.1186/s12890-019-0786-x.

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    30732588
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Persistent metabolic youth in the aging female brain.
Goyal MS, Blazey TM, Su Y, Couture LE, Durbin TJ, Bateman RJ, Benzinger TL, Morris JC, Raichle ME, Vlassenko AG
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Feb 19; 116(8)3251-3255. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1815917116.

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    30718410
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Type 2 diabetes mellitus, brain atrophy, and cognitive decline.
Moran C, Beare R, Wang W, Callisaya M, Srikanth V, Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI).
Neurology. 2019 Feb 19; 92(8)e823-e830. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006955.

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    30674592
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Serum neurofilament dynamics predicts neurodegeneration and clinical progression in presymptomatic Alzheimer's disease.
Preische O, Schultz SA, Apel A, Kuhle J, Kaeser SA, Barro C, Gräber S, Kuder-Buletta E, LaFougere C, Laske C, Vöglein J, Levin J, Masters CL, Martins R, Schofield PR, Rossor MN, Graff-Radford NR, Salloway S, Ghetti B, Ringman JM, Noble JM, Chhatwal J, Goate AM, Benzinger TLS, Morris JC, Bateman RJ, Wang G, Fagan AM, McDade EM, Gordon BA, Jucker M, Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network.
Nat Med. 2019 Feb; 25(2)277-283. doi: 10.1038/s41591-018-0304-3.

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    30664784
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Genetic and lifestyle risk factors for MRI-defined brain infarcts in a population-based setting.
Chauhan G, Adams HHH, Satizabal CL, Bis JC, Teumer A, Sargurupremraj M, Hofer E, Trompet S, Hilal S, Smith AV, Jian X, Malik R, Traylor M, Pulit SL, Amouyel P, Mazoyer B, Zhu YC, Kaffashian S, Schilling S, Beecham GW, Montine TJ, Schellenberg GD, Kjartansson O, Guðnason V, Knopman DS, Griswold ME, Windham BG, Gottesman RF, Mosley TH, Schmidt R, Saba Y, Schmidt H, Takeuchi F, Yamaguchi S, Nabika T, Kato N, Rajan KB, Aggarwal NT, De Jager PL, Evans DA, Psaty BM, Rotter JI, Rice K, Lopez OL, Liao J, Chen C, Cheng CY, Wong TY, Ikram MK, van der Lee SJ, Amin N, Chouraki V, DeStefano AL, Aparicio HJ, Romero JR, Maillard P, DeCarli C, Wardlaw JM, Hernández MDCV, Luciano M, Liewald D, Deary IJ, Starr JM, Bastin ME, Muñoz Maniega S, Slagboom PE, Beekman M, Deelen J, Uh HW, Lemmens R, Brodaty H, Wright MJ, Ames D, Boncoraglio GB, Hopewell JC, Beecham AH, Blanton SH, Wright CB, Sacco RL, Wen W, Thalamuthu A, Armstrong NJ, Chong E, Schofield PR, Kwok JB, van der Grond J, Stott DJ, Ford I, Jukema JW, Vernooij MW, Hofman A, Uitterlinden AG, van der Lugt A, Wittfeld K, Grabe HJ, Hosten N, von Sarnowski B, Völker U, Levi C, Jimenez-Conde J, Sharma P, Sudlow CLM, Rosand J, Woo D, Cole JW, Meschia JF, Slowik A, Thijs V, Lindgren A, Melander O, Grewal RP, Rundek T, Rexrode K, Rothwell PM, Arnett DK, Jern C, Johnson JA, Benavente OR, Wasssertheil-Smoller S, Lee JM, Wong Q, Mitchell BD, Rich SS, McArdle PF, Geerlings MI, van der Graaf Y, de Bakker PIW, Asselbergs FW, Srikanth V, Thomson R, McWhirter R, Moran C, Callisaya M, Phan T, Rutten-Jacobs LCA, Bevan S, Tzourio C, Mather KA, Sachdev PS, van Duijn CM, Worrall BB, Dichgans M, Kittner SJ, Markus HS, Ikram MA, Fornage M, Launer LJ, Seshadri S, Longstreth WT Jr, Debette S, Stroke Genetics Network (SiGN), the International Stroke Genetics Consortium (ISGC), METASTROKE, Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Consortium (ADGC), and the Neurology Working Group of the Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) Consortium.
Neurology. 2019 Jan 16; pii: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006851. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006851.

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Blood-brain barrier breakdown is an early biomarker of human cognitive dysfunction.
Nation DA, Sweeney MD, Montagne A, Sagare AP, D'Orazio LM, Pachicano M, Sepehrband F, Nelson AR, Buennagel DP, Harrington MG, Benzinger TLS, Fagan AM, Ringman JM, Schneider LS, Morris JC, Chui HC, Law M, Toga AW, Zlokovic BV
Nat Med. 2019 Feb; 25(2)270-276. doi: 10.1038/s41591-018-0297-y.

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    30643288
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A Microfluidic-Based Microscopy Platform for Continuous Interrogation of Trypanosoma brucei during Environmental Perturbation.
Voyton CM, Choi J, Qiu Y, Morris MT, Ackroyd PC, Morris JC, Christensen KA
Biochemistry. 2019 Feb 19; 58(7)875-882. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.8b01269.

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    30638014
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