Alan B MacDonald

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Publications

  1. ncbi Alzheimer's neuroborreliosis with trans-synaptic spread of infection and neurofibrillary tangles derived from intraneuronal spirochetes
    Alan B MacDonald
    Department of Pathology, St Catherine of Siena Medical Center, 50 Rte 25 A, Smithtown, NY 11787, United States
    Med Hypotheses 68:822-5. 2007
  2. ncbi Plaques of Alzheimer's disease originate from cysts of Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease spirochete
    Alan B MacDonald
    St Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Department of Pathology, 50 Rte 25 A, Smithtown, NY 11787, USA
    Med Hypotheses 67:592-600. 2006
  3. ncbi Transfection "Junk" DNA - a link to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease?
    Alan B MacDonald
    St Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Department of Pathology, Smithtown, NY 11787, USA
    Med Hypotheses 66:1140-1. 2006
  4. ncbi A life cycle for Borrelia spirochetes?
    Alan B MacDonald
    St Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Department of Pathology, 50 Rte 25 A, Smithtown, NY 11787, USA
    Med Hypotheses 67:810-8. 2006
  5. ncbi Spirochetal cyst forms in neurodegenerative disorders,...hiding in plain sight
    Alan B MacDonald
    St Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Department of Pathology, 50 Rte 25 A, Smithtown, NY 11787, USA
    Med Hypotheses 67:819-32. 2006
  6. ncbi Borrelia burgdorferi tissue morphologies and imaging methodologies
    A B MacDonald
    Department of Biology and Environmental Science, Dr Eva Sapi Borrelia Research Laboratory, University of New Haven, 1211 Campbell Ave, Charger Plaza, Suite 5, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 32:1077-82. 2013
  7. ncbi Alzheimer's disease Braak Stage progressions: reexamined and redefined as Borrelia infection transmission through neural circuits
    Alan B MacDonald
    St Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Department of Pathology, 50 Rte 25 A, Smithtown, NY 11787, USA
    Med Hypotheses 68:1059-64. 2007

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Publications7

  1. ncbi Alzheimer's neuroborreliosis with trans-synaptic spread of infection and neurofibrillary tangles derived from intraneuronal spirochetes
    Alan B MacDonald
    Department of Pathology, St Catherine of Siena Medical Center, 50 Rte 25 A, Smithtown, NY 11787, United States
    Med Hypotheses 68:822-5. 2007
    ..Herein is offered a new view for the origins and for the progression of diseased nerves with tangle formations in Alzheimer's disease based on infection...
  2. ncbi Plaques of Alzheimer's disease originate from cysts of Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease spirochete
    Alan B MacDonald
    St Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Department of Pathology, 50 Rte 25 A, Smithtown, NY 11787, USA
    Med Hypotheses 67:592-600. 2006
    ..Parataxis tells us that what appears to be cause and effect in the couplet "amyloid plaque" merely by a proximity relationship may be "spurious causality" which is a cognitive dead end...
  3. ncbi Transfection "Junk" DNA - a link to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease?
    Alan B MacDonald
    St Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Department of Pathology, Smithtown, NY 11787, USA
    Med Hypotheses 66:1140-1. 2006
    ..Junk transfections would offer an important new cognitive model for the detection of occult infections as the root causes for the Tauopathies, which are degenerative neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's disease...
  4. ncbi A life cycle for Borrelia spirochetes?
    Alan B MacDonald
    St Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Department of Pathology, 50 Rte 25 A, Smithtown, NY 11787, USA
    Med Hypotheses 67:810-8. 2006
    ..Morphologies, which are herein introduced.)...
  5. ncbi Spirochetal cyst forms in neurodegenerative disorders,...hiding in plain sight
    Alan B MacDonald
    St Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Department of Pathology, 50 Rte 25 A, Smithtown, NY 11787, USA
    Med Hypotheses 67:819-32. 2006
    ..hiding in plain sight"...
  6. ncbi Borrelia burgdorferi tissue morphologies and imaging methodologies
    A B MacDonald
    Department of Biology and Environmental Science, Dr Eva Sapi Borrelia Research Laboratory, University of New Haven, 1211 Campbell Ave, Charger Plaza, Suite 5, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 32:1077-82. 2013
    ..The presence or absence of chronic Lyme borreliosis may be objectively adjudicated by tissue examinations which demonstrate or which fail to show pathogenic microbes in patients who have received a full course of antibiotics. ..
  7. ncbi Alzheimer's disease Braak Stage progressions: reexamined and redefined as Borrelia infection transmission through neural circuits
    Alan B MacDonald
    St Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Department of Pathology, 50 Rte 25 A, Smithtown, NY 11787, USA
    Med Hypotheses 68:1059-64. 2007
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