Ways to Enhance Neuromodulation in Parkinsonism

Episode 101,   Nov 03, 2023, 10:00 AM

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In this episode, Alfonso Fasano, MD, PhD, professor of neurology at the University of Toronto and staff neurologist at Toronto Western Hospital, who spoke on the topic of neuromodulation in Parkinson disease and the potential targets clinicians should be learning about. He discussed the specific patient profiles who fit for neuromodulation, ways to improve this type of personalized medicine, and the needed research in this patient population going forward. 

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Episode Breakdown:
  • 1:10 – Overview of MDS presentation
  • 2:40 – Reasons for complexities with freezing in parkinsonism
  • 4:35 – Aspects of deep brain stimulation care that need improvement
  • 7:00 – Neurology News Minute
  • 9:15 – Promising neuromodulation targets in the brain
  • 12:35 – Finding optimal candidates for specific neurosurgery procedures
  • 18:50 – Future research of neuromodulation in Parkinson disease

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