We work on novel surgical approaches to treat Parkinson's disease, depression and Alzheimer's disease. We use brain imaging, electrophysiology and surgical techniques. The work in humans is complemented by laboratory work involving cell death in Parkinson's disease, effects of stimulation on hippocampal neurogenesis and animal models of deep brain stimulation.
Past, present, and future of Parkinson's disease: A special essay on the 200th Anniversary of the Shaking Palsy.
Mov Disord. 2017 Sep;32(9):1264-1310
Postmortem studies of deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease: a systematic review of the literature.
Cell Tissue Res. 2017 Aug 23;:
Anatomical targeting of the optimal location for thalamic deep brain stimulation in patients with essential tremor.
World Neurosurg. 2017 Jul 31;:
Annu Rev Neurosci. 2017 Jul 25;40:453-477
Neurology. 2017 Jul 26;:
Systematic review of hardware-related complications of Deep Brain Stimulation: Do new indications pose an increased risk?
Brain Stimul. 2017 Jul 13;:
Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2017 Jul 20;95(4):216-228
Mol Psychiatry. 2017 Jul 11;:
Mov Disord. 2017 Jul 06;:
Senior Scientist, Krembil Research Institute (Krembil)
Affiliated Faculty, Techna Institute for the Advancement of Technology for Health (Techna)
Dan Family Chair in Neurosurgery, University of Toronto
R.R. Tasker Chair in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience
Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
University Professor, University of Toronto