- Factors influencing the development of early- or late-onset Parkinson's disease in a cohort of South African patientsCelia van der Merwe
Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, Western Cape, South Africa
S Afr Med J 102:848-51. 2012..PD can be categorised into early-onset PD (EOPD) with an age at onset (AAO) of ≤50 years and late-onset PD (LOPD) with an AAO of 50 years...
- Mutations in the parkin gene are a minor cause of Parkinson's disease in the South African populationWilliam L Haylett
Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa
Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:89-92. 2012..Further investigations of the molecular etiology of PD in the unique South African population, particularly the Black African and mixed ancestry sub-populations, are warranted...