Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. Although first manifested by movement-related symptomology, later developments include cognitive and behavioral decline.
In conjunction with the Berenson-Allen Center via brain stimulation, we are looking at methods of alleviating early motor and later cognitive problems. In addition, we are using measures of plasticity in an attempt to find early onset preventative markers for this disease.
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