Funding for this research was provided by:
Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (12J9116N, 12JG119N, 12U7718N, and G099618N)
Belgian Charcot Foundation (FCS-2016-EG7, R-8676, and R-6832)
Bijzonder Onderzoeksfonds UHasselt
Received: 12 March 2020
Accepted: 15 July 2020
First Online: 27 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Brain tissue samples were obtained from the Netherlands Brain Bank (coordinator Dr. Huitinga, Amsterdam, The Netherlands). The Netherlands Brain Bank received permission to perform autopsies for the use of tissue and for access to medical records for research purposes from the Ethical Committee of the VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. All patients and controls, or their next of kin, had given informed consent for autopsy and use of brain tissue for research purposes. All experimental protocols using human tissue were conducted in accordance with institutional guidelines and approved by the Medical Ethical Committee of Hasselt University.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.