Publications by authors named "Alejandro Horga"

27Publications

De Novo and Bi-allelic Pathogenic Variants in NARS1 Cause Neurodevelopmental Delay Due to Toxic Gain-of-Function and Partial Loss-of-Function Effects.

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Am J Hum Genet 2020 08 31;107(2):311-324. Epub 2020 Jul 31.

Department of Neuromuscular Disorders, University College London (UCL) Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, UK. Electronic address:

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August 2020

Multisystem mitochondrial disease caused by a rare m.10038G>A mitochondrial tRNA () variant.

Neurol Genet 2020 Apr 18;6(2):e413. Epub 2020 Mar 18.

Department of Neuromuscular Diseases (O.V.P., A.H., E.B., R.Q., M.G.H., R.D.S.P.), UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology and The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, United Kingdom; Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research (S.A.H., R.W.T.), Translational and Clinical Research Institute, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne; Neurogenetics Unit (C.E.W.), and Neurometabolic Unit (I.P.H.), The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery; Division of Neuropathology (A.M.), UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology; Department of Histopathology (A.M.), Camelia Botnar Laboratory, Great Ormond Street Hospital; and Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre (R.Q.), Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

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April 2020

Expanding the molecular and phenotypic spectrum of truncating mutations.

Neurol Genet 2020 Feb 7;6(1):e381. Epub 2020 Jan 7.

Department of Neuromuscular Diseases (E. Bugiardini, O.V.P, A.H., H.H., R.Q., M.G.H., R.D.S.P.), UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology and The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, United Kingdom; Mitochondrial Medicine Group (E. Bottani, C.B., M.Z.), Medical Research Council Mitochondrial Biology Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom; Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine (E. Bottani, A.V.), University of Brescia; Medical Genetics and Neurogenetics Unit (S.M., E.L., C.L.), Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico, "C. Besta," Milan, Italy; Neurogenetics Unit (C.W.), and Neurometabolic Unit (A.L., I.H., A.C.), The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery; Division of Neuropathology (K.V., J.L.H.), UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology; and Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre (R.Q.), Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

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February 2020

Autosomal dominant optic atrophy and cataract "plus" phenotype including axonal neuropathy.

Neurol Genet 2019 Apr 1;5(2):e322. Epub 2019 Apr 1.

Department of Neuromuscular Diseases (A.H., A.C., M.G.H., M.M.R.), UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals; Department of Molecular Neuroscience (A.M.P., H.H.), UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology; Department of Neuro-ophthalmology (F.B.F.R.C.O.), the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals; Division of Neuropathology (Z.J., S.B.), the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals; Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences (Z.J.), UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London, United Kingdom; Department of Neurology (L.D., S.S.S.), Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Department of Human Genetics and Hussman Institute for Human Genomics (A.P.R., S.Z.), University of Miami, FL; Department of Neurogenetics (C.E.W., J.M.P.), the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals; Neurometabolic Unit (I.P.H.), the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals; and Department of Neurodegenerative Disease (S.B.), UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London, United Kingdom.

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April 2019

IGHMBP2 mutation associated with organ-specific autonomic dysfunction.

Neuromuscul Disord 2018 12 29;28(12):1012-1015. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK. Electronic address:

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December 2018

A de novo dominant mutation in KIF1A associated with axonal neuropathy, spasticity and autism spectrum disorder.

J Peripher Nerv Syst 2017 12 11;22(4):460-463. Epub 2017 Sep 11.

MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK.

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December 2017

Clinicopathologic and molecular spectrum of -related mitochondrial disease.

Neurol Genet 2017 Jun 2;3(3):e149. Epub 2017 May 2.

MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases (E.B., O.V.P., A.M., A.H., J.L.H., H.H., M.G.H., R.D.S.P.), UCL Institute of Neurology and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery; Department of Molecular Neuroscience (A.M., A.M.P., J.L.H., H.H., M.G.H.), Division of Neuropathology (J.L.H.), Department of Clinical Neuroscience (J.-W.T., A.S., I.J.H.), UCL Institute of Neurology; Neurometabolic Unit (I.H.), Neurogenetics Unit (C.E.W., M.G.S.), Department of Neuro-ophthalmology (G.T.P.), National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London; Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (J.P.), University of Oxford; MRC-Mitochondrial Biology Unit (M.Z.), Cambridge, UK; Unit of Molecular Neurogenetics (D.G.), Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico "Carlo Besta," Milan, Italy; Oxford Medical Genetics Laboratories (J.T., C.S., C.F.), Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Churchill Hospital, UK; Department of Neurology (M.A.K.), Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences; CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (A.P., K.T.), Hyderabad, Telangana, India; MRC Mill Hill Laboratory (I.J.H.), London, UK; Biodonostia Research Institute (I.J.H.), San Sebastián, Spain; and Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience (R.D.S.P.), Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London, UK.

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June 2017

Mutations in noncoding regions of are a major cause of X-linked CMT.

Neurology 2017 Apr 10;88(15):1445-1453. Epub 2017 Mar 10.

From the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases (P.J.T., A.M.R., A.H., A.C., M.L., M.M.R.), Department of Neuropathology (Z.J.), and Department of Neurogenetics (R.P., J.P., H.H.), National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK; Clinic of Central and Peripheral Degenerative Neuropathies Unit (P.S., G.P., D.P.), Department of Clinical Neurosciences, IRCCS Foundation, C. Besta Neurological Institute, Milan, Italy; Department of Clinical Neurophysiology (J.C.B.), Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norfolk, UK.

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April 2017

SBF1 mutations associated with autosomal recessive axonal neuropathy with cranial nerve involvement.

Neurogenetics 2017 01 22;18(1):63-67. Epub 2016 Dec 22.

MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK.

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January 2017

SIGMAR1 mutation associated with autosomal recessive Silver-like syndrome.

Neurology 2016 Oct 14;87(15):1607-1612. Epub 2016 Sep 14.

From the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases (A.H., P.J.T., M.L., M.G.H., J.C.B., H.H., M.M.R.), UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, UK; Department of Human Genetics and Hussman Institute for Human Genomics (M.A.G., S.Z.), Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami; The Genesis Project Foundation (M.A.G.), Miami, FL; The Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre (F.M., A.Y.M.), UCL Institute of Child Health, London; and Department of Clinical Neurophysiology (J.C.B.), Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK.

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October 2016

Absence of HINT1 mutations in a UK and Spanish cohort of patients with inherited neuropathies.

J Neurol 2015 Aug 21;262(8):1984-6. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and UCL Institute of Neurology, Box 108, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, UK.

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August 2015

Natalizumab-related anaphylactoid reactions in MS patients are associated with HLA class II alleles.

Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm 2014 Dec 11;1(4):e47. Epub 2014 Dec 11.

Department of Immunology (B.d.l.H., E.U., A.G.V.) and Department of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis Unit (R.A.), Hospital Clínico San Carlos (IdISSC), Madrid, Spain; Pole des neurosciences et INSERM U1043 (D.B.), Université de Toulouse III, Hopital Purpan, Toulouse, France; Department of Neurology (A.C., A. Salmen), St. Josef-Hospital, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany; Servei de Neurologia-Neuroimmunologia (A.V.-J., S.M., N.F., A.H., X.M., M.C.), Centre d'Esclerosi Múltiple de Catalunya (Cemcat), Institut de Recerca Vall d'Hebron (VHIR), Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain; Departments of Neurology and Immunology (L.M.V., J.C.A.-C.), Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Instituto Ramón y Cajal de Investigacion Sanitaria, Madrid, Spain; Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena (G.I.), Seville, Spain; Unidad de Gestión Clínica de Neurociencias (O.F., B.O.), Instituto de Biomedicina de Málaga (IBIMA), Hospital Universitario Regional de Málaga, Universidad de Málaga, Spain; Service of Neurology (A. Saiz), Hospital Clínic, Universitat de Barcelona and Institut d´Investigació Biomèdica August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona, Spain; Department of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology (J.R.A.), Science Faculty, University of Zaragoza, Spain; and Fundación de Investigación Biomédica (V.M.), Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, Madrid, Spain.

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December 2014

Truncating and missense mutations in IGHMBP2 cause Charcot-Marie Tooth disease type 2.

Am J Hum Genet 2014 Nov 30;95(5):590-601. Epub 2014 Oct 30.

MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK; Department of Molecular Neurosciences, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK; Neurogenetics Laboratory, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK. Electronic address:

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November 2014

Peripheral neuropathy predicts nuclear gene defect in patients with mitochondrial ophthalmoplegia.

Brain 2014 Dec 3;137(Pt 12):3200-12. Epub 2014 Oct 3.

1 MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, UCL Institute of Neurology and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG, UK.

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December 2014