Funding for this research was provided by:
Stroke Association Priority Programme Award (PPA 2016/01)
Received: 24 August 2021
Accepted: 11 October 2021
First Online: 21 October 2021
: Human autopsy CNS tissue was obtained from the MRC Cognitive Function and Ageing Study (CFAS, ethical approval 15/SW/0246). Control cases were from CFAS and Parkinson’s UK brain bank (REC Reference numbers 15/SW/0246 and 08/MRE09/31 + 5). The Parkinson's UK Brain Bank is funded by Parkinson's UK, a charity registered in England and Wales (258197) and in Scotland (SC037554). All procedures involving animals were carried out in accordance with animal care guidelines stipulated by the United Kingdom Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986, Home Office licence P12102B2A.
: All human data are post-mortem tissue obtained with consent by the MRC CFAS and Parkinson’s UK Brain Banks.
: Dr. Roxana O Carare is a member of the Editorial Board for Acta Neuropathologica Communications.