Affiliation: University of South Alabama
- An entropy-based model for basal ganglia dysfunctions in movement disordersOlivier Darbin
Department of Neurology, University of South Alabama, 307 University Boulevard, Mobile, AL 36608, USA
Biomed Res Int 2013:742671. 2013..In light of recent animal and clinical studies, we present a review and commentary on the basal ganglia neuronal entropy in the context of movement disorders...
- The aging striatal dopamine functionOlivier Darbin
Department of Neurology, University South Alabama, 307 University Blvd, Mobile, AL 36688, USA
Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:426-32. 2012..In this short review, we highlight some of the key distinctions between aging and TPD regarding striatal dopaminergic activity and discuss them in the context of therapeutic strategies to alleviate motor decline in the elderly...
- Striatal energetic homeostasis under anaesthetic conditionsO Darbin
Department of Neurology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 36688, USA
Brain Res 1388:157-66. 2011..In regard to the peri-operative treatments administrated to patients, our study stresses the importance of the choice of drug anaesthetics in order to avoid adverse effects on brain energetic homeostasis...
- Pharmacologic evidence for a parasympathetic role in seizure-induced neurocardiac regulatory abnormalitiesO Darbin
Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, PO Box 19637, Springfield, IL 62794 9637, USA
Epilepsy Behav 5:28-30. 2004..We evaluated whether postictal cardiac arrhythmia can be prevented by pharmacologic blockage of peripheral muscarinic receptors in an experimental model of epilepsy in rats...
- Effects of seizure severity and seizure repetition on postictal cardiac arrhythmia following maximal electroshockO Darbin
Department of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, P O Box 19637, Springfield, USA
Exp Neurol 181:327-31. 2003..Seizure repetition also increases abnormalities of postictal neural regulation of the heart, but further studies are needed to determine whether this effect is independent of seizure severity increases...