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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: Subthalamic deep brain stimulation to modulate vestibular heading perception in Parkinson’s disease.
Principal Investigator:

Aasef G Shaikh

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $164,263
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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