Deep Brain Stimulation

Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson's disease

The Latest News on Deep Brain Stimulation

Monday, 27 March 2017

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an always popular topic among people with Parkinson’s and researchers alike, and for good reason: it’s the most commonly performed surgical procedure for the management of Parkinson’s symptoms. In the appropriate person, it can be…

Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson's disease

Podcast: Refining Deep Brain Stimulation

Friday, 22 November 2013

Today, the most commonly discussed surgical treatment for Parkinson’s disease is deep brain stimulation(DBS), a procedure that seeks to reduce “on/off” fluctuations and dyskinesias. While DBS can greatly improve symptoms, it is a serious intervention involving surgery and therefore currently reserved…

Peter Silburn - Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)

World-leading neurologist awarded Australia Day Honour

Saturday, 9 February 2013

World leader in Deep Brain Stimulation neurologist Professor Peter Silburn has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2013 Australia Day Honours. Professor Silburn, Lead Clinician for the Asia-Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation (a joint initiative between The…

Deepest part of the brain unlocked to treat Parkinson’s Disease

Thursday, 13 October 2011

A University of Queensland researcher has joined colleagues at Oxford University in entering the deepest part of the brain to achieve a breakthrough treatment for debilitating gait freeze in Parkinson’s Disease. The research, published recently in the prestigious journal of…