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Solving an Unmet Need: A New Diagnostic Paradigm for Neurodegenerative Disorders

By Insights

Arriving at a definitive diagnosis of any given neurodegenerative condition is not always easy. Recent studies have shown that even in the hands of the best movement disorder specialists, patients diagnosed
with Parkinson’s disease who come to autopsy show no evidence of Lewy bodies and have an alternate diagnosis 30% of the time. Similar data exist for patients with multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, and immune-mediated neuropathies. These data tell us that clinical diagnostic skills and tests cannot always accurately distinguish the varied forms of neurodegenerative diseases.

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CND Life Sciences’ Chief Medical Officer to Present at AANEM Annual Meeting

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Dr. Todd Levine, CND Life Sciences’ Co-Founder and CMO, will speak at the product presentation theater at the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) annual meeting this month. His talk, “In-Office Cutaneous Testing for Pure Autonomic Failure and Other Synucleinopathies: Introducing the Syn-One Test™,” will be held Friday, October 15 at 3:40 pm MST.

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Meet CND Life Sciences’ New Lab Director, Jimmie Evans, BS, MLS (ASCP)

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Jimmie Evans always knew he wanted to work in healthcare. And when he needed some dental work because of a sports injury, he was so impressed with the care he received that he thought dentistry was the right fit for him. That was the plan, at least, when he started as an undergraduate at the University of Arizona. But then he took a summer job working in a laboratory and quickly realized that the lab bench was where he really belonged. “I just loved it, the exploration and finding new things.”

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