About this Research Topic
This Frontiers Research Topic is focused in the use of biomarkers for neurodegenerative disorders in the clinical setting. Topics include the use of biomarkers in the differential diagnosis of ND, the use of biomarkers to assess the risk of conversion from preclinical conditions, the use of biomarkers to follow up of clinical conditions and studies comparing biomarkers. We challenge to publish studies not only for the more frequent and more studied ND (Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases), but also for other less known ND such as prion diseases, motor neurone diseases, Huntington’s disease, spinocerebellar ataxia or spinal muscular atrophy among others. Biomarkers are very different in nature - from neuroimaging techniques to molecular parameters to be determined in the biochemical laboratory-. We welcome manuscripts reporting all kind of biomarkers since we wish to join and show toghether studies from different domains and thus give a perspective throughout the whole spectrum of research on biomarkers for ND.
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