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Tropical Spastic Paraparesis Press Releases


NINDS Researchers Conduct TSP Prevalence Study in Jamaica
Monday, May 16, 1994
Aurora K. Pajeau, M.D.,M.P.H., a clinical associate in the Neuroepidemiology Branch of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) will present preliminary findings from the first door-to-door prevalence study of tropical spastic paraparesis (TSP) associated with HTLV-I in Jamaica at the 6th International Conference on Human Retrovirology: HTLV.

NINDS and NIAID Link Abnormal Immune Finding to Chronic, Disabling Disease
Wednesday, Nov 14, 1990
Scientists at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) have linked high levels of certain immune system cells to a disabling, neurological disease that is thought to be infectious. The finding appears in the November 15 issue of Nature.*