Episode 101: Ways to Enhance Neuromodulation in Parkinsonism


Mind Moments®, a podcast from NeurologyLive®, brings you an exclusive interview with Alfonso Fasano, MD, PhD. [WATCH TIME: 25 minutes]

Alfonso Fasano, MD, PhD

Alfonso Fasano, MD, PhD

Episode 101 of the NeurologyLive® Mind Moments® podcast is now live! Scroll down to listen or click here to subscribe on your favorite streaming service.

The Mind Moments podcast features exclusive interviews with leaders in the field discussing the latest research and disease management strategies across the breadth of neurology, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, dementia, sleep disorders, and more.

Episode 101, "Ways to Enhance Neuromodulation in Parkinsonism" features an interview with 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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The stories featured in this week's Neurology News Minute, which will give you quick updates on the following developments in neurology, are further detailed here:


  • 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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