The movers and shakers of deep brain stimulation

Wael Asaad, Emad Eskandar

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Deep brain stimulation is increasingly used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and other disorders, yet its mechanism of action remains unknown. New findings suggest that at least some of its action involves the release of adenosine, dampening tremors (pages 75-80).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-19
Number of pages3
JournalNature Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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