Ergun Uc

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Driving and neurodegenerative diseases
    Ergun Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive 2RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 8:377-83. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Phase I/II randomized trial of aerobic exercise in Parkinson disease in a community setting
    Ergun Y Uc
    From the Departments of Neurology E Y U, T R T, M R, S R N, J B, S W A, Internal Medicine K C D, J N K, Radiology V M, Biostatistics J D D, D R B, Psychology M W V, and Health and Human Physiology W G D, University of Iowa, Iowa City Neurology Service E Y U, T R T, S R N, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, IA Department of Neurology S M, T J G, University of Washington, Seattle and Department of Psychology A F K, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
    Neurology 83:413-25. 2014
  3. pmc Real-life driving outcomes in Parkinson disease
    E Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurology 76:1894-902. 2011
  4. pmc Road safety in drivers with Parkinson disease
    E Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive 2RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurology 73:2112-9. 2009
  5. pmc Incidence of and risk factors for cognitive impairment in an early Parkinson disease clinical trial cohort
    E Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive 2RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurology 73:1469-77. 2009
  6. pmc Driving under low-contrast visibility conditions in Parkinson disease
    E Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Dr, 2RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurology 73:1103-10. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Impaired navigation in drivers with Parkinson's disease
    Ergun Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Brain 130:2433-40. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Driving with distraction in Parkinson disease
    E Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive 2RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurology 67:1774-80. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Unsafe rear-end collision avoidance in Alzheimer's disease
    Ergun Y Uc
    Division of Neuroergonomics, Department of Neurology, College of Medicice, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Neurol Sci 251:35-43. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Impaired visual search in drivers with Parkinson's disease
    Ergun Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive 2RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Ann Neurol 60:407-13. 2006

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Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Driving and neurodegenerative diseases
    Ergun Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive 2RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 8:377-83. 2008
    ..This information will enable healthcare providers to advise their patients with neurodegenerative disorders with more certainty, affect policy, and help develop rehabilitative measures for driving...
  2. ncbi request reprint Phase I/II randomized trial of aerobic exercise in Parkinson disease in a community setting
    Ergun Y Uc
    From the Departments of Neurology E Y U, T R T, M R, S R N, J B, S W A, Internal Medicine K C D, J N K, Radiology V M, Biostatistics J D D, D R B, Psychology M W V, and Health and Human Physiology W G D, University of Iowa, Iowa City Neurology Service E Y U, T R T, S R N, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Iowa City, IA Department of Neurology S M, T J G, University of Washington, Seattle and Department of Psychology A F K, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
    Neurology 83:413-25. 2014
    ....
  3. pmc Real-life driving outcomes in Parkinson disease
    E Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurology 76:1894-902. 2011
    ..To determine the incidence of and risk factors for driving outcomes in drivers with Parkinson disease (PD)...
  4. pmc Road safety in drivers with Parkinson disease
    E Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive 2RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurology 73:2112-9. 2009
    ..To assess road safety and its predictors in drivers with Parkinson disease (PD)...
  5. pmc Incidence of and risk factors for cognitive impairment in an early Parkinson disease clinical trial cohort
    E Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive 2RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurology 73:1469-77. 2009
    ..To investigate the incidence of and risk factors for cognitive impairment in a large, well-defined clinical trial cohort of patients with early Parkinson disease (PD)...
  6. pmc Driving under low-contrast visibility conditions in Parkinson disease
    E Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Dr, 2RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurology 73:1103-10. 2009
    ..To assess driving performance in Parkinson disease (PD) under low-contrast visibility conditions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impaired navigation in drivers with Parkinson's disease
    Ergun Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Brain 130:2433-40. 2007
    ..Navigational errors and lower driver safety were associated more with impairments in cognitive and visual function than the motor severity of their disease in drivers with PD...
  8. ncbi request reprint Driving with distraction in Parkinson disease
    E Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive 2RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurology 67:1774-80. 2006
    ..To assess the effects of auditory-verbal distraction on driving performance in Parkinson disease (PD)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Unsafe rear-end collision avoidance in Alzheimer's disease
    Ergun Y Uc
    Division of Neuroergonomics, Department of Neurology, College of Medicice, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Neurol Sci 251:35-43. 2006
    ..Drivers with AD had difficulty responding to driving conditions that pose a hazard for a REC. Some cognitive and visual tests were predictive of unsafe outcomes even after adjusting for disease status...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impaired visual search in drivers with Parkinson's disease
    Ergun Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, 200 Hawkins Drive 2RCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Ann Neurol 60:407-13. 2006
    ..To assess the ability for visual search and recognition of roadside targets and safety errors during a landmark and traffic sign identification task in drivers with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  11. ncbi request reprint The midlatency auditory evoked potential P50 is abnormal in Huntington's disease
    Ergun Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR, USA
    J Neurol Sci 212:1-5. 2003
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Albuterol improves response to levodopa and increases skeletal muscle mass in patients with fluctuating Parkinson disease
    Ergun Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Clin Neuropharmacol 26:207-12. 2003
    ..A double-blind, placebo-controlled study is needed to confirm the effects and safety profile of beta(2)-agonists in PD...
  13. ncbi request reprint beta-Adrenergics enhance brain extraction of levodopa
    Ergun Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Mov Disord 17:54-9. 2002
    ..Thus, beta-adrenergic agonists might be useful in the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease by enhancing delivery of L-dopa to the brain...
  14. pmc Driver landmark and traffic sign identification in early Alzheimer's disease
    E Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:764-8. 2005
    ..To assess visual search and recognition of roadside targets and safety errors during a landmark and traffic sign identification task in drivers with Alzheimer's disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint Visual dysfunction in Parkinson disease without dementia
    E Y Uc
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Neurology 65:1907-13. 2005
    ..To determine the profiles of visual dysfunction and their relationship to motor and cognitive dysfunction and to disability in mild to moderate Parkinson disease (PD) without dementia...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of weight loss in Parkinson's disease
    Ergun Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Mov Disord 21:930-6. 2006
    ..We demonstrated significant weight loss in PD patients compared to controls over approximately 1 decade. Neurodegeneration involving both motor and nonmotor systems may be associated with weight loss in PD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Driver route-following and safety errors in early Alzheimer disease
    E Y Uc
    Division of Neuroergonomics, Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Neurology 63:832-7. 2004
    ..To assess navigation and safety errors during a route-following task in drivers with Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  18. pmc Challenges assessing clinical endpoints in early Huntington disease
    Jane S Paulsen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1000, USA
    Mov Disord 25:2595-603. 2010
    ..We conclude that future clinical trials designed for very early disease will require the development of new and more sensitive measures of real-life function...
  19. pmc Cerebral cortex structure in prodromal Huntington disease
    Peggy C Nopoulos
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Roy and Lucille Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurobiol Dis 40:544-54. 2010
    ..Early in the course of HD, the cortex shows changes that are manifest as cortical thinning and are most robust in the posterior and superior regions of the cerebrum...
  20. pmc Predictors of driving safety in early Alzheimer disease
    J D Dawson
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Iowa College of Public Health, 200 Hawkins Dr, C 22 GH, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Neurology 72:521-7. 2009
    ..To measure the association of cognition, visual perception, and motor function with driving safety in Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  21. pmc A recommended scale for cognitive screening in clinical trials of Parkinson's disease
    Kelvin L Chou
    Department of Neurology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5316, USA
    Mov Disord 25:2501-7. 2010
    ..Widespread adoption of a single instrument such as the MoCA in clinical trials can improve comparability between research studies on PD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Deep brain stimulation in movement disorders
    Ergun Y Uc
    Department of Neurology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Semin Neurol 27:170-82. 2007
    ..Bilateral procedures are more likely to cause problems with speech, cognition, and gait...

Research Grants5

  1. Predicting Driver Safety in Parkinson's Disease
    Ergun Uc; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Fair and accurate means of detecting unfit drivers with PD will help mitigate the tragedy of motor vehicle crashes caused by these impaired individuals. ..
  2. Predicting Driver Safety in Parkinson's Disease
    Ergun Uc; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Fair and accurate means of detecting unfit drivers with PD will help mitigate the tragedy of motor vehicle crashes caused by these impaired individuals. ..
  3. Predicting Driver Safety in Parkinson's Disease
    Ergun Uc; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Fair and accurate means of detecting unfit drivers with PD will help mitigate the tragedy of motor vehicle crashes caused by these impaired individuals. ..
  4. Predicting Driver Safety in Parkinson's Disease
    Ergun Uc; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Fair and accurate means of detecting unfit drivers with PD will help mitigate the tragedy of motor vehicle crashes caused by these impaired individuals. ..
  5. Predicting Driver Safety in Parkinson's Disease
    Ergun Uc; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Fair and accurate means of detecting unfit drivers with PD will help mitigate the tragedy of motor vehicle crashes caused by these impaired individuals. ..