Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Subthalamic deep brain stimulation to modulate vestibular heading perception in Parkinsons disease.|
Aasef G Shaikh
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2021 -
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Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disorder affecting human movements. PD is not just a motor disease. It also results in impaired multi-sensory processing that is critical for encoding self- orientation and self-motion. Ultimately, this leads to abnormal spatial navigation, lateral drifts while walking (veering), postural instability and falls in about 70% of patients. Conventional pharmacotherapy or deep brain stimulation (DBS) for PD are variably effective in treating thes...
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