Smart Brain Stimulators: Next-Generation Parkinson's Disease Therapy

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  • TBMG-35341
Published 2019-10-01by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
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Researchers at the University of Houston have found neuro biomarkers for Parkinson's disease that can help create the next generation of “smart” deep brain stimulators, able to respond to specific needs of Parkinson's disease patients. Those with the disease often undergo the high-frequency brain stimulation, a well-established therapy for the progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement, but the therapy has been imprecise.