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Dr. Pierluigi Gambetti

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National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center
2085 Adelbert Road Room 418
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
United States

Company Description: The National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center will not make any other use or disclosure of a family member's protected health information, except to a...   more
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  • M.D.
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National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center
www.cjdsurveillance.com, 16 May 2014 [cached]
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Dr. Pierluigi Gambetti Histological & Immunohistochemical Evaluation
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www.endowmentmed.org, 11 July 2008 [cached]
Dr Pierluigi Gambetti, director of the US National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center, in Ohio, said that he believed the newly discovered type had probably "been around for years, unnoticed".
He suggested one interesting common factor was that the patients came from families with a history of dementia, suggesting a genetic cause, but did not carry the gene traditionally associated with a small number of sporadic CJD cases.
United Press International: Five CJD deaths in north N.J. in 15 months
www.upi.com, 24 Mar 2004 [cached]
The case has baffled neurologists, such as Dr. Pierluigi Gambetti, director of the Surveillance Center, because Mahan's condition was never identified conclusively.
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Allen Mahan, Carrie's brother, said Gambetti requested permission from him last week to retest Carrie's brain tissue.
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"Gambetti said they've developed new testing methods and they want to try them out on her case," Allen told UPI.
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Gambetti declined to comment on the case due to patient confidentiality restrictions, but he said CJD tests are now more sensitive and offer "better detection ability" than in 2000.
Another factor driving the decision to re-examine Mahan's diagnosis could be the opinions of neurologists who observed the slides of her brain when Gambetti recently presented them anonymously at a neurology meeting.Allen said Gambetti told him most neurologists there had agreed the condition looked like CJD.
Taipei Times - archives
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So far, none of the roughly 300 cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease diagnosed in the US each year has been linked to US-produced beef, said Pierluigi Gambetti, director of the National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center at Case Western University.
"I believe the disease has been ...
www.eurekalert.org, 9 July 2008 [cached]
"I believe the disease has been around for many years, unnoticed," says Pierluigi Gambetti, director of the US National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.Cases may previously have been mistaken for other forms of dementia.
Since Gambetti's team wrote a paper describing an initial 11 cases referred to his centre between 2002 and 2006 (Annals of Neurology, vol 63, p 697), another five have come to light."So it is possible that it could be just the tip of the iceberg," Gambetti says.
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Gambetti is now conducting experiments in mice to see how the disease is transmitted.He suspects that there is no cause for alarm."I believe the disease occurs naturally, and is not due to environmental causes," he says.
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