Graham Hughes trained at The London Hospital. In 1969-70, he spent two years with Professor Charles Christian in New York working on the introduction of anti-DNA assays in lupus. He set up Europe’s first dedicated lupus clinic in 1971 and described the antiphospholipid syndrome (Hughes… Read More »
A 21-year-old female of Maltese background presented with a first episode of mania and was initiated on Risperidone and Sodium Valproate. The dose was increased to a dose of 4 mg /day of Risperidone and 1500 mg /day of Sodium Valproate with minimal response. Two… Read More »
Prof. Graham Hughes trained at the London Hospital and spent two years with Prof. Charles Christian in New York working on the introduction of the anti-DNA assay. He set up Europe’s first dedicated Lupus clinic in 1971 and described the Antiphospholipid syndrome / Hughes Syndrome… Read More »
In this study, geneticists collected 100,000 human DNA samples from 30 different countries and applied an innovative genetic variation analysis strategy. The strongest hits from this analysis were then applied to post-mortem examinations of 700 human brain samples and 65,000 human DNA samples. Validation on… Read More »
Missing an autoimmune disease masquerading as a psychiatric disorder can have devastating consequences and in some cases, be fatal. The stark reality of missing such immune manifestations affecting the brain is highlighted in this article . The journalist Susannah Cahalan (see video below) brought this… Read More »
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