Episode 78: A Virtual Reality Platform for Parkinson Disease


Mind Moments®, a podcast from NeurologyLive®, brings you an exclusive interview with Jay Alberts, PhD. [LISTEN TIME: 27 minutes]

George Small, MD, adult neurologist at Allegheny Health Network

Jay Alberts, PhD

Episode 78 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 78, "A Virtual Reality Platform for Parkison Disease," features an exclusive interview with Jay Alberts, PhD, the Edward F. and Barbara A. Bell Endowed Chair at Cleveland Clinic. He joined the show to discuss the complexities that come with understanding early signs of PD, and how the newly designed Cleveland Clinic Virtual Reality Shopping (CC-VRS) platform works towards that, among other topics.

This episode is brought to you by Medical World News. Check out new episodes of a variety of shows, airing every single day, only on medicalworldnews.com.

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:


1:20 – An overview of the state of virtual reality in medicine

2:20 – The Cleveland Clinic Virtual Reality Shopping platform

6:45 – The importance of mimicking the details of reality

8:05 – Misconceptions and surprises with VR for Parkinson disease

11:45 – Neurology News Minute

15:05 – How VR can be used in prodromal Parkinson disease

19:00 – Biomarkers for Parkinson disease

21:15 – Using VR as a targeted therapy

23:20 – The opportunity in medicine with VR systems

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