Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Vestibulopathy, imbalance and gait disturbances in Parkinson disease|
Nicolaas I Bohnen
||Ann Arbor, MI
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|| July 2021 -
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|Total Award Amount
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The management of dopamine resistant postural instability and gait difficulty (PIGD) features, such as freezing of gait (FoG), represents perhaps the most important unmet clinical need in Parkinson's disease (PD). Research into the role of the vestibular system in the etiology of FoG has largely been neglected. Age- associated vestibular impairment (presbyvestibulopathy, PVP) is present in about half of older community- dwelling older persons and is a significant contributor to imbalance and fal...
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