New Textbook authored by FES Investigator, Aasef Shaikh, MD, PhD. Available here >>
FES Investigator, Aasef Shaikh, MD, PhD is Co-Editor in Chief of the First Scientific Journal Dedicated to Dystonia
The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) has partnered with Frontiers to launch Dystonia, a Gold Open Access journal. The journal will bring visibility to the growing dystonia field and highlight advancements in science and clinical practice. “The field is ready for a journal focused solely on dystonia,” said Co-Editor-in-Chief Aasef Shaikh, MD, PhD, Penni and Stephen Weinberg…
Experimental research is working to improve the lives of people living with paralysis. Finding a way to bridge the severed connections between their brains and their limbs remains an urgent, but often elusive goal for researchers. Miles O’Brien reports on progress being made in restoring some people’s sense of touch. Watch full story >>
Cerebella Ataxia, Brain Anatomy, and Deep Brain Stimulation Side Effects Discussed with Aasef Shaikh, MD, PhD
How can neurodegenerative diseases be better understood to find new therapeutic techniques? Researchers use tools like deep brain stimulation and virtual reality to make new leaps. Listen to full podcast >>
Neuros’ technology was invented by Drs. Kevin Kilgore and Niloy Bhadra of Case Western Reserve University. The company says it “delivers a high-frequency electrical signal to sensory nerves in the peripheral nervous system to block the pain signal.” Read full article >>
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The project, led by FES Investigator Svetlana Pundik, MS, MSc, started as a CTSC grant that lead to SPIRE award.
For far too many years, spinal cord injury researchers have failed to include disabled people in their studies as anything but subjects. Fortunately, that’s changing as more people with SCI/D participate in consumer advisory boards and other human-focused approaches. They are designing surveys, focusing on goals and giving key input before a solution that impacts them is…
February 2021 cover of Movement Disorders, the official journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
FES Investigator, Aasef Shaikh, MD, PhD’s research, “Severity‐Dependent Effects of Parkinson’s Disease on Perception of Visual and Vestibular Heading” is featured on the February 2021 cover of Movement Disorders, the official journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society. Read full article>>
Cleveland – The MetroHealth System will invest $9 million in its Old Brooklyn Campus, expanding a research program that draws patients from around the world who have suffered spinal injuries and strokes, while strengthening and improving a nationally recognized rehabilitation program.