sensation disorders

Summary

Summary: Disorders of the special senses (i.e., VISION; HEARING; TASTE; and SMELL) or somatosensory system (i.e., afferent components of the PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM).

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The utility of skin biopsy for prediction of progression in suspected small fiber neuropathy
    C H Gibbons
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurology 66:256-8. 2006
  2. ncbi Balance disorders in the elderly
    D L Sturnieks
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Barker Street, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    Neurophysiol Clin 38:467-78. 2008
  3. ncbi Risk factors for falling in home-dwelling older women with stroke: the Women's Health and Aging Study
    S E Lamb
    Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Health, School of Health and Social Sciences, Coventry University Warwick West Midlands Primary Care Network, Coventry, UK
    Stroke 34:494-501. 2003
  4. ncbi Oxaliplatin-related neurotoxicity: how and why?
    Lara Maria Pasetto
    Medical Oncology Division, Azienda Ospedale Universita, Via Gattamelata 64, Padova, Italy
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 59:159-68. 2006
  5. pmc A meta-regression of the long-term effects of deep brain stimulation on balance and gait in PD
    R J St George
    Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, 505 NW 185 Avenue, Beaverton, OR 97006, USA
    Neurology 75:1292-9. 2010
  6. pmc Postural control deficits in people with fibromyalgia: a pilot study
    Kim D Jones
    Fibromyalgia Research Unit, School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, 3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Road, Portland, OR 97229, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R127. 2011
  7. ncbi Leucovorin and fluorouracil with or without oxaliplatin as first-line treatment in advanced colorectal cancer
    A de Gramont
    Service de médecine interne oncologie, Hopital Saint Antoine, Paris, France
    J Clin Oncol 18:2938-47. 2000
  8. pmc The Balance Evaluation Systems Test (BESTest) to differentiate balance deficits
    Fay B Horak
    Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, West Campus, Building 1, 505 NW 185th Ave, Beaverton, OR 97006 3499, USA
    Phys Ther 89:484-98. 2009
  9. ncbi Rehabilitation of sensorimotor integration deficits in balance impairment of patients with stroke hemiparesis: a before/after pilot study
    Nicola Smania
    Rehabilitation Unit, G B Rossi University Hospital, Via L A Scuro 10, Verona, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:313-9. 2008
  10. pmc A block to pre-prepared movement in gait freezing, relieved by pedunculopontine nucleus stimulation
    Wesley Thevathasan
    Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, UK
    Brain 134:2085-95. 2011

Research Grants

  1. VIRTUAL REALITY IN BALANCE DISORDERS
    Susan Whitney; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Sensory Re-training following Orthognathic Surgery
    Ceib Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. Mechanism of Opiate Induced Audiovestibular Dysfunction
    Gail Ishiyama; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. ROLE OF WALKING STABILITY IN FALLS AMONG THE ELDERLY
    Yi Chung Pai; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and Motor Timing Behavior
    Roger Simmons; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. NORMAL AGING OF BRAIN STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
    EDITH VIONI SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
  7. EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL ABUSE ON THE AGING BRAIN
    George Fein; Fiscal Year: 2004
  8. HYPOGLYCEMIA AND AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM FUNCTION
    Roy Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2007
  9. HIV Neuroprotection Workshop
    Joseph Berger; Fiscal Year: 2004
  10. Motion Sensor Array for Vestibular-deficient Individuals
    Conrad Wall; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications208 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The utility of skin biopsy for prediction of progression in suspected small fiber neuropathy
    C H Gibbons
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Neurology 66:256-8. 2006
    ..Patients without nerve fiber swellings did not have changes in nerve fiber density between biopsies. Patients with large nerve fiber swellings were most likely to present clinically with paresthesias (p < 0.05)...
  2. ncbi Balance disorders in the elderly
    D L Sturnieks
    Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Barker Street, Randwick, Sydney, NSW 2031, Australia
    Neurophysiol Clin 38:467-78. 2008
    ..Consequently, understanding age-related changes in the physiological systems imperative to balance is of utmost importance to prevent falls in older people and reduce the injury-related burden on individuals and society...
  3. ncbi Risk factors for falling in home-dwelling older women with stroke: the Women's Health and Aging Study
    S E Lamb
    Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Health, School of Health and Social Sciences, Coventry University Warwick West Midlands Primary Care Network, Coventry, UK
    Stroke 34:494-501. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the risk of falling associated with commonly accepted and stroke-specific factors in a home-dwelling stroke population...
  4. ncbi Oxaliplatin-related neurotoxicity: how and why?
    Lara Maria Pasetto
    Medical Oncology Division, Azienda Ospedale Universita, Via Gattamelata 64, Padova, Italy
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 59:159-68. 2006
    ..The aim of this review is to analyse the mechanism underlying induction of neurotoxicity and the possible treatments to prevent and to treat it...
  5. pmc A meta-regression of the long-term effects of deep brain stimulation on balance and gait in PD
    R J St George
    Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, 505 NW 185 Avenue, Beaverton, OR 97006, USA
    Neurology 75:1292-9. 2010
    ..This prompted us to conduct the first meta-regression of long-term studies of bilateral DBS in the subthalamic nucleus (STN) and globus pallidus interna (GPi)...
  6. pmc Postural control deficits in people with fibromyalgia: a pilot study
    Kim D Jones
    Fibromyalgia Research Unit, School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, 3455 SW US Veterans Hospital Road, Portland, OR 97229, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R127. 2011
    ..Last, we evaluated self-reported of falls over the past six months...
  7. ncbi Leucovorin and fluorouracil with or without oxaliplatin as first-line treatment in advanced colorectal cancer
    A de Gramont
    Service de médecine interne oncologie, Hopital Saint Antoine, Paris, France
    J Clin Oncol 18:2938-47. 2000
    ..This phase III study investigated the effect of combining oxaliplatin with LV5FU2, with progression-free survival as the primary end point...
  8. pmc The Balance Evaluation Systems Test (BESTest) to differentiate balance deficits
    Fay B Horak
    Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, West Campus, Building 1, 505 NW 185th Ave, Beaverton, OR 97006 3499, USA
    Phys Ther 89:484-98. 2009
    ..By identifying the disordered systems underlying balance control, therapists can direct specific types of intervention for different types of balance problems...
  9. ncbi Rehabilitation of sensorimotor integration deficits in balance impairment of patients with stroke hemiparesis: a before/after pilot study
    Nicola Smania
    Rehabilitation Unit, G B Rossi University Hospital, Via L A Scuro 10, Verona, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:313-9. 2008
    ..These findings indicate that rehabilitation of sensorimotor integration deficits can improve balance in patients with stroke hemiparesis...
  10. pmc A block to pre-prepared movement in gait freezing, relieved by pedunculopontine nucleus stimulation
    Wesley Thevathasan
    Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, UK
    Brain 134:2085-95. 2011
    ..These findings suggest a relative block to triggered, pre-prepared movement in gait freezing and postural instability, relieved by pedunculopontine nucleus stimulation...
  11. ncbi Sensory processing issues associated with Asperger syndrome: a preliminary investigation
    Winnie Dunn
    Department of Occupational Therapy Education, University of Kansas, 3033 Robinson, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, Kansas 66160 7602, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 56:97-102. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the sensory processing patterns of children with Asperger syndrome...
  12. ncbi Development of a multidimensional balance scale for use with functionally independent older adults
    Debra J Rose
    Center for Successful Aging, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1478-85. 2006
    ..To develop and evaluate the validity and reliability of a multidimensional balance scale-the Fullerton Advanced Balance (FAB) scale-suitable for use with functionally independent older adults...
  13. ncbi The association between laryngopharyngeal sensory deficits, pharyngeal motor function, and the prevalence of aspiration with thin liquids
    Michael Setzen
    North Shore Otolaryngology Associates, Manhasset, NY, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 128:99-102. 2003
    ..The study goal was to evaluate the association among laryngopharyngeal sensory deficits, pharyngeal motor function, and the prevalence of aspiration with thin liquids...
  14. ncbi Impairment of stance control in children with sensory modulation disorder
    Chia Ting Su
    Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Am J Occup Ther 64:443-52. 2010
    ..To compare stance control between children with sensory modulation disorder (SMD) and typically developing children in various visual and somatosensory conditions...
  15. ncbi Use of a Delphi panel to establish consensus for recommended uses of selected balance assessment approaches
    Patricia Q McGinnis
    Department of Physical Therapy, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, New Jersey 08240, USA
    Physiother Theory Pract 26:358-73. 2010
    ..The outcomes of the Delphi process form a basis for recommended practice in the examination of patients with balance deficits and serve as a starting point in the development of evidence-based practice guidelines...
  16. ncbi The role of limb movements in maintaining upright stance: the "change-in-support" strategy
    B E Maki
    Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 77:488-507. 1997
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  17. ncbi Test-retest and interobserver reliability of quantitative sensory testing according to the protocol of the German Research Network on Neuropathic Pain (DFNS): a multi-centre study
    Christian Geber
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Neurologie, Universitätsmedizin der Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz, Germany
    Pain 152:548-56. 2011
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  18. ncbi Sensory and attention abnormalities in autistic spectrum disorders
    Miriam Liss
    Department of Psychology, University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA
    Autism 10:155-72. 2006
    ..This pattern was striking in 10 percent. The neurological basis of overreactivity and overfocusing is discussed in relation to the overarousal hypothesis. Attention is drawn to its considerable prevalence in the ASD population...
  19. ncbi Annotation: what do we know about sensory dysfunction in autism? A critical review of the empirical evidence
    Sally J Rogers
    M I N D Institute and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California Davis, CA 95817, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:1255-68. 2005
    ..There is a widespread belief that sensory symptoms characterize autism and differentiate it from other disorders. This paper examines the empirical evidence for this assumption...
  20. ncbi Postural perturbations: new insights for treatment of balance disorders
    F B Horak
    RS Dow Neurological Sciences Institute, Portland, OR 97209 1595, USA
    Phys Ther 77:517-33. 1997
    ..More research is needed to determine the extent to which quantification of automatic postural responses has practical implications for predicting falls in patients with constraints in their postural control system...
  21. ncbi Effects of repetitive electrical stimulation to treat sensory loss in persons poststroke
    Patricia S Smith
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:2108-11. 2009
    ..Smith PS, Dinse HR, Kalisch T, Johnson M, Walker-Batson D. Effects of repetitive electrical stimulation to treat sensory loss in persons poststroke...
  22. ncbi Quantitative sensory testing: report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology
    M E Shy
    Department of Neurology and Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
    Neurology 60:898-904. 2003
    ..This assessment evaluates the clinical utility, efficacy, and safety of quantitative sensory testing (QST)...
  23. pmc Static postural sway, proprioception, and maximal voluntary quadriceps contraction in patients with knee osteoarthritis and normal control subjects
    B S Hassan
    Academic Rheumatology, University of Nottingham, Clinical Sciences Building, City Hospital, Nottingham, NG5 1PB, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 60:612-8. 2001
    ..Pain and muscle strength may particularly influence postural sway. The interaction between physiological, structural, and functional abnormalities in knee OA deserves further study...
  24. ncbi Factors that influence the clinical decision making of physical therapists in choosing a balance assessment approach
    Patricia Q McGinnis
    Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, PO Box 195, Pomona, NJ 08240, USA
    Phys Ther 89:233-47. 2009
    ..Many methods for examining patients with balance deficits are supported by the literature. How or why therapists choose specific balance assessment methods during examination of patients remains unclear...
  25. ncbi Posture and balance responses to a sensory challenge are related to anxiety in mice
    Eve M Lepicard
    CNRS UMR 7593 Vulnérabilité, Adaptation et Psychopathologie, CHU Pitie Salpetriere, 91, Bd de l Hopital, 75013 Paris, France
    Psychiatry Res 118:273-84. 2003
    ..We demonstrated that balance and postural strategies developed in response to a multisensory challenge vary as a function of the level of anxiety in mice...
  26. ncbi Clinical assessment of balance: normative data, and gender and age effects
    Luc Vereeck
    Hoger Instituut voor Kinesitherapie and Ergotherapie, Department of Health Care Sciences, University College of Antwerp, Belgium
    Int J Audiol 47:67-75. 2008
    ..Women performed significantly poorer on the TUG and TR-EC (30-second time limit)...
  27. ncbi Hyperexcitable polymodal and insensitive nociceptors in painful human neuropathy
    JOSE L OCHOA
    Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
    Muscle Nerve 32:459-72. 2005
    ..This similarity, and the striking heat dependence of the spontaneous pain, suggest that a common feature may be altered expression or modulation of vanilloid 1 receptor, provoking abnormal nociceptor discharges...
  28. ncbi Nonmotor fluctuations in Parkinson's disease: frequent and disabling
    Tatiana Witjas
    Department of Neurology, CHU Timone, 264 rue Saint Pierre, 13385 Marseille Cedex 05, France
    Neurology 59:408-13. 2002
    ..To assess the frequency and disability caused by nonmotor fluctuations (NMF) in PD...
  29. ncbi Children show decreased dynamic balance after mild traumatic brain injury
    Isabelle Gagnon
    Ecole de readaptation, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:444-52. 2004
    ..To compare the balance skills of children after mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) with that of noninjured children matched for age, sex, and premorbid level of physical activity...
  30. ncbi Pilot study of the Sensory Over-Responsivity Scales: assessment and inventory
    Sarah A Schoen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver, Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 62:393-406. 2008
    ..05). The preliminary psychometric integrity of the scales, along with continued research efforts, is an important contribution to evidence-based practice...
  31. ncbi Sensory Experiences Questionnaire: discriminating sensory features in young children with autism, developmental delays, and typical development
    Grace T Baranek
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7120, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:591-601. 2006
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  32. pmc Changes in hospitality workers' exposure to secondhand smoke following the implementation of New York's smoke-free law
    M C Farrelly
    RTI International, 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Tob Control 14:236-41. 2005
    ..To assess the impact on hospitality workers' exposure to secondhand smoke of New York's smoke-free law that prohibits smoking in all places of employment, including restaurants, bars, and bowling facilities...
  33. ncbi Neuronal involvement in cisplatin neuropathy: prospective clinical and neurophysiological studies
    A Krarup-Hansen
    Department of Oncology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Brain 130:1076-88. 2007
    ..The results of these studies are consistent with degeneration of large sensory neurons whereas there was no evidence of distal axonal degeneration even at the lowest toxic doses of cisplatin...
  34. ncbi Cisplatin-induced DNA-platination in experimental dorsal root ganglia neuronopathy
    C Meijer
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Neurotoxicology 20:883-7. 1999
    ..This finding further supports the hypothesis that CDDP is neurotoxic because it directly damages the DRG neurons...
  35. ncbi Medio-lateral motion of the center of mass during obstacle crossing distinguishes elderly individuals with imbalance
    Li Shan Chou
    Department of Exercise and Movement Science, Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403, USA
    Gait Posture 18:125-33. 2003
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  36. ncbi Sensory-modulation disruption, electrodermal responses, and functional behaviors
    D N McIntosh
    Department of Psychology, University of Denver, CO 80208, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 41:608-15. 1999
    ..Children with clinically identified SMD respond physiologically differently to sensory stimuli than typically developing children; these differences have ramifications for functional behavior...
  37. ncbi Vibration sense in the upper limb in patients with repetitive strain injury and a group of at-risk office workers
    J Greening
    Physiology Department, University College London, England
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 71:29-34. 1998
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  38. ncbi The influence of footwear on timed balance scores of the modified clinical test of sensory interaction and balance
    Susan L Whitney
    Department of Physical Therapy, Univesity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:439-43. 2004
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  39. ncbi Intraoral sensation before and after radiotherapy and surgery for oral and pharyngeal cancer
    Ingrid Bodin
    Department of Odontology Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Head Neck 26:923-9. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate possible sensory alterations...
  40. pmc Characteristics of patients with sensory neuropathy diagnosed with abnormal small nerve fibres on skin biopsy
    E A de Sousa
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:983-5. 2006
    ..Sensory neuropathy remained undetermined in 50% of the patients...
  41. ncbi Ross syndrome: a rare or a misknown disorder of thermoregulation? A skin innervation study on 12 subjects
    Maria Nolano
    Neurology Department, S Maugeri Foundation, I R C C S Centre of Telese, Terme, BN, Italy
    Brain 129:2119-31. 2006
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  42. ncbi Laryngeal sensitivity evaluation and dysphagia: Hospital Sírio-Libanês experience
    Orlando Parise Junior
    Hospital Sirio Libanes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 122:200-3. 2004
    ..Laryngeal sensitivity is important in the coordination of swallowing coordination and avoidance of aspiration...
  43. ncbi Ataxic vs painful form of paraneoplastic neuropathy
    Y Oki
    Department of Neurology, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Neurology 69:564-72. 2007
    ..To characterize the clinicopathologic features of ataxic and painful forms of paraneoplastic neuropathy...
  44. ncbi Diagnostic role of deep tendon reflex latency measurement in small-fiber neuropathy
    Khema R Sharma
    Department of Neurology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 12:223-31. 2007
    ..DTR latency measurement is a reproducible, valuable, sensitive tool in the evaluation of mild subclinical involvement of large fibers...
  45. ncbi Subclinical cerebellar anterior lobe, vestibulocerebellar and spinocerebellar afferent effects in young female lead workers in China: computerized posturography with sway frequency analysis and brainstem auditory evoked potentials
    Kazuhito Yokoyama
    Department of Public Health and Occupational Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Ind Health 40:245-53. 2002
    ..It appears that a computerized static posturography with sway frequency analysis is useful technique for assessment of subclinical lead neurotoxicity...
  46. ncbi The wide spectrum of clinical manifestations in Sjögren's syndrome-associated neuropathy
    Keiko Mori
    Department of Neurology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Brain 128:2518-34. 2005
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  47. ncbi Treatment of sensory defensiveness in adults
    Beth Pfeiffer
    Pediatric Therapy Associates of the LeHigh Valley, Allentown, PA, USA
    Occup Ther Int 10:175-84. 2003
    ..There is a need for further research using experimental methodology with a control group to explore the effectiveness of a sensory treatment protocol on sensory defensiveness and anxiety...
  48. ncbi An assessment of gait and balance deficits after traumatic brain injury
    Jeffrey R Basford
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:343-9. 2003
    ..To assess the sensations of instability that many patients report after traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  49. ncbi Plantar nerve AP and skin biopsy in sensory neuropathies with normal routine conduction studies
    D N Herrmann
    Department of Neurology, University of Rochester, NY, USA
    Neurology 63:879-85. 2004
    ..To assess the medial plantar nerve action potential (NAP) and skin biopsy in the evaluation of suspected distal sensory neuropathies (SN) with normal routine nerve conduction studies (NCS)...
  50. ncbi Diagnostic validity of sensory over-responsivity: a review of the literature and case reports
    Stacey Reynolds
    Department of Occupational Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 38:516-29. 2008
    ..Within this small group, tactile over-responsivity was the most common and pervasive form of this condition...
  51. ncbi The clinical profile of nonmotor fluctuations in Parkinson's disease patients
    Dilek Ince Gunal
    Department of Neurology, Marmara University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Can J Neurol Sci 29:61-4. 2002
    ..These fluctuations are generally grouped as sensory, autonomic and psychiatric. The clinical spectrum and frequency of these fluctuating symptoms are not well-described...
  52. ncbi Positional nystagmus of central origin
    Frederick E Cobb
    Bay Pines VA Health Care System, Florida 33744, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:85-92. 2006
    ..The case illustrates the importance of following diagnostic protocol, of repeated measures, and of using both a visual fixation and a nonfixation condition for select electronystagmographic subtests...
  53. ncbi A new translational platform for evaluating aging or pathology-related postural disorders
    Venera Ghulyan
    Yerevan State University, Department of Physiology, Armenia
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:607-17. 2005
    ..These tools should be used on a wider scale in the near future for both routine tests and rehabilitation purposes, including the prevention of falls in elderly people...
  54. ncbi Identification of healthy elderly fallers and non-fallers by gait analysis under dual-task conditions
    C Toulotte
    Laboratoire d Etudes de la Motricite Humaine, Faculte des Sciences du Sport et de l Education Physique, Lille, France
    Clin Rehabil 20:269-76. 2006
    ..We compared falling and non-falling healthy elderly subjects to identify balance disorders associated with falling. Gait parameters were determined when carrying out single and dual tasks...
  55. pmc Effect of pain reduction on postural sway, proprioception, and quadriceps strength in subjects with knee osteoarthritis
    B S Hassan
    Academic Rheumatology, University of Nottingham, Clinical Sciences Building, City Hospital, Nottingham, NG5 1PB, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:422-8. 2002
    ..To investigate whether alleviation of knee pain influences quadriceps function, proprioceptive acuity, and postural stability in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
  56. ncbi Posture control in Pusher syndrome: influence of lateral semicircular canals
    Taiza Elaine Grespan dos Santos Pontelli
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 71:448-52. 2005
    ..The role of vestibular system on the pushing behavior is not clear...
  57. ncbi Force platform measurements as predictors of falls among older people - a review
    Maarit Piirtola
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Gerontology 52:1-16. 2006
    ..Objective data on these matters are thus urgently needed. The force platform technique has widely been used as a tool to assess balance. However, the ability of force platform measures to predict falls remains unknown...
  58. ncbi Muscle weakness and imbalance in older dizzy patients
    Sang I Lin
    Department of Physical Therapy, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Aging Clin Exp Res 17:168-73. 2005
    ..Dizziness is common in older adults, and may be associated with limitations in physical performance. The purpose of this study was to investigate if leg muscle weakness and imbalance exist in older dizzy patients...
  59. ncbi [Dysequilibrium in idiopathic Parkinson disease. The effect of cerebrovascular comorbidity]
    G Ebersbach
    Fachkrankenhaus für Bewegungsstörungen Parkinson, Paracelsusring 6a, 14547 Beelitz Heilstätten
    Nervenarzt 73:162-5. 2002
    ..The present results suggest that cerebrovascular comorbidity enhances dysequilibrium in IPD. Pathological sway in IPD can indicate comorbidity and may have implications for further diagnostics...
  60. ncbi Trunk repositioning errors are increased in balance-impaired older adults
    Allon Goldberg
    Institute of Gerontology, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48201, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1310-4. 2005
    ..To investigate the relationship between trunk control and balance in older adults, we measured trunk repositioning accuracy in young and balance-impaired and unimpaired older adults...
  61. ncbi Persistent motor deficit following infusion of autologous blood into the periventricular region of neonatal rats
    Janani Balasubramaniam
    Department of Pathology, University of Manitoba, D212 770 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3E 0W3
    Exp Neurol 197:122-32. 2006
    ..We conclude that autologous blood infusion into the brain of neonatal rats successfully models some aspects of periventricular hemorrhage that occurs after premature birth in humans...
  62. ncbi Compensatory stepping in response to waist pulls in balance-impaired and unimpaired women
    Brian W Schulz
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Biomechanics Research Laboratory, MI, USA
    Gait Posture 22:198-209. 2005
    ..Controlling torso inclination before step liftoff and linear momentum after step landing are critical components of successful compensatory stepping...
  63. ncbi [Role of the visual afferent stream in recovery of the postural control in different periods after craniocerebral injury]
    L A Zhavoronkova
    Fiziol Cheloveka 31:5-13. 2005
  64. ncbi Evaluation of a specific balance and coordination programme for individuals with a traumatic brain injury
    Mylène Claude Dault
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 8M5 Canada
    Brain Inj 16:231-44. 2002
    ..Overall, the combination workout with Step and Slide is more effective in reducing balance and coordination deficits when compared to muscular based training...
  65. ncbi Brain regions and genes affecting postural control
    R Lalonde
    Universite de Rouen, Faculte de Medecine et de Pharmacie, INSERM U614, IFRMP, 76183 Rouen Cedex
    Prog Neurobiol 81:45-60. 2007
    ..In addition, transgenic mouse models of the synucleinopathies and of Huntington's disease cause deficiencies of motor coordination resembling those of patients with basal ganglia damage...
  66. ncbi Assessment of sensorimotor and cognitive deficits induced by a moderate traumatic injury in the right parietal cortex of the rat
    O Piot-Grosjean
    Aventis Pharma, Neurodegeneration Disease Group, CRVA, 13 quai Jules Guesde, Vitry-sur-Seine Cedex, 94403, France
    Neurobiol Dis 8:1082-93. 2001
    ..These tests are proposed for evaluating the ability of new pharmacological agents to improve the functional recovery after a TBI in rats...
  67. ncbi Evaluation of factors associated with chronic low back pain in hemodialysis patients
    Tatiana Cristofolini
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Nephron Clin Pract 108:c249-55. 2008
    ..Low back pain is a common and disabling symptom that has not been properly studied in hemodialysis patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate factors associated with chronic low back pain in these patients...
  68. ncbi Strength, balance, and the modifying effects of obesity and knee pain: results from the Observational Arthritis Study in Seniors (oasis)
    K Jadelis
    J.B. Snow Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:884-91. 2001
    ..For stronger knees, however, pain does not appear to be related to balance...
  69. pmc Ephrin-B3 is the midline barrier that prevents corticospinal tract axons from recrossing, allowing for unilateral motor control
    K Kullander
    European Molecular Biology Laboratory, D 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
    Genes Dev 15:877-88. 2001
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  70. ncbi Assessment of postural instability in patients with Parkinson's disease
    J W Błaszczyk
    Faculty of Physiotherapy, Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland
    Exp Brain Res 183:107-14. 2007
    ..Both groups of postural sway abnormalities identified here may be used as accessible and reliable measures which allow for quantitative assessment of postural instability in Parkinson's disease...
  71. ncbi Comparing performance of manual wheelchair skills using new and conventional rear anti-tip devices: randomized controlled trial
    R Lee Kirby
    Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:480-5. 2008
    ....
  72. ncbi Sensorimotor and cognitive deficits after transient middle cerebral artery occlusion in the mouse
    Valentine Bouet
    UMR 6185 CNRS, Neurodegenerescence models and therapeutic strategies, University of Caen Basse Normandie, Cyceron, Bd H Becquerel BP 5229, F 14074 Caen cedex, France
    Exp Neurol 203:555-67. 2007
    ....
  73. ncbi Postural control in a simulated saturation dive to 240 msw
    F K Goplen
    Dept of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital N 5021 Bergen, Norway
    Undersea Hyperb Med 34:123-30. 2007
    ..There is evidence that increased ambient pressure causes an increase in postural sway. This article documents postural sway at pressures not previously studied and discusses possible mechanisms...
  74. ncbi On use of a nominal internal model to detect a loss of balance in a maximal forward reach
    Alaa A Ahmed
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 3216 G G Brown, 2350 Hayward St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2125, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:2439-47. 2007
    ..000). The results support the hypothesis that a loss of balance may be identified via the use of a nominal forward internal model and probabilistic error monitoring...
  75. ncbi Study on the usefulness of precise and simple dynamic balance tests for the evaluation of recovery from intravenous sedation with midazolam and propofol
    T Fujisawa
    Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Dental Medicine, Department of Dental Anesthesiology, Sapporo, Japan
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 24:425-30. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the recovery of dynamic balance after intravenous sedation with propofol or midazolam, and to investigate the usefulness of simple dynamic balance tests in evaluating the recovery...
  76. ncbi The influence of a concurrent cognitive task on the compensatory stepping response to a perturbation in balance-impaired and healthy elders
    S G Brauer
    Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland and Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD 4072, St Lucia, Australia
    Gait Posture 15:83-93. 2002
    ..Few differences in step characteristics were found between tasks, with the most notable being a delayed latency and reduced magnitude of the early automatic postural response in healthy and balance-impaired elders with a concurrent task...
  77. ncbi [Psychomotor disadaptation syndrome]
    P Manckoundia
    Service de médecine interne gériatrique, hôpital de Champmaillot, CHU, BP 87909, 2, rue Jules Violle, 21079 Dijon Cedex, France
    Rev Med Interne 28:79-85. 2007
    ..This syndrome was first described by Pr Gaudet's team in 1986 and named "psychomotor regression syndrome". This name has been recently changed into "psychomotor disadaptation syndrome"...
  78. ncbi Vertigo and imbalance caused by a small lesion in the anterior insula
    E S Papathanasiou
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, 6 International Airport Avenue, P O Box 23462, Nicosia 1683, Cyprus
    Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol 46:185-92. 2006
    ..In addition, its effects on the nystagmogram suggest that this area may be part of the pathway that controls smooth pursuit...
  79. ncbi Changes in postural sway and its fractions in conditions of postural instability
    Luis Mochizuki
    Biodynamics of Human Body Movement Department, School of Physical Education and Sport, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Appl Biomech 22:51-60. 2006
    ..During standing on boards with reduced support area, increased sway may by itself lead to loss of balance. The findings also corroborate the hypothesis of Duarte and Zatsiorsky that Rm and Tr reveal different postural control mechanisms...
  80. ncbi Age-related differences in the effect of a perceived threat to stability on postural control
    Yocheved Laufer
    Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, 910 Eshcol Building, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:500-4. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the postural control strategy adopted by young and old adults when faced with postural threat induced by manipulating surface height...
  81. pmc The role of vestibular and somatosensory systems in intersegmental control of upright stance
    Rob Creath
    Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 2611, USA
    J Vestib Res 18:39-49. 2008
    ..The results suggest that vestibulospinal control acts primarily to stabilize the trunk in space and to facilitate intersegmental dynamics...
  82. ncbi Acute effects of a single bout of resistance exercise on postural control in elderly persons
    Justin B Moore
    University of Louisville, Department of Health and Sport Sciences, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 100:725-33. 2005
    ..Since resistance training has an acute negative effect on postural control, it is advised to assist elderly clients carefully and immediately after resistance training...
  83. ncbi A postural adaptation test for stroke patients
    D Kairy
    Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital Research Centre, Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 25:127-35. 2003
    ..To explore the interrater reliability of the Advanced Mobility and Balance Scale (AMBS) and to determine its discriminative capacity in stroke patients...
  84. ncbi A new postural balance control system for rehabilitation training based on virtual cycling
    Chul Gyu Song
    School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju 561 756, Korea
    IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 8:200-7. 2004
    ..It was concluded that the system was effective as a training device and, in addition, the technology might have a wider applicability to the rehabilitation field...
  85. ncbi Relationship between loss of pedal sensibility, balance, and falls in patients with peripheral neuropathy
    Ivica Ducic
    Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:535-40. 2004
    ..These measurements can now be used prospectively to evaluate whether restoration of sensation to patients with neuropathy, through peripheral nerve decompression, can improve balance and reduce falls/fractures in this patient population...
  86. ncbi Renal carcinoma metastasis: an unusual cerebellopontine angle tumor
    A Panarese
    Departments of Otoneurology Base of Skull Surgery, Saint Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127:245-7. 2002
  87. ncbi Psychomotor disadaptation syndrome. A new clinical entity in geriatric patients
    France Mourey
    Centre Hospitalier Regional et Universite de Dijon, France
    Geriatrics 59:20-4. 2004
    ..In addition to medical and neurological evaluations, a specific rehabilitation program is one of the most important aspects of the management of patients showing PDS...
  88. ncbi Movement termination and stability in standing
    Yi Chung Pai
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1919 W Taylor St, 4th Floor, M C 898, Chicago, IL 60612 7251, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 31:19-25. 2003
    ..Limitations of this dynamic conceptual framework and its applications in physical rehabilitation are explored...
  89. ncbi The prevalence, predictors, and consequences of peripheral sensory neuropathy in older patients
    James W Mold
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73104, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 17:309-18. 2004
    ..The prevalence, predictors, and consequences of peripheral neuropathy in the elderly have not been well defined...
  90. ncbi Evaluation of postural stability after low-dose droperidol in outpatients undergoing gynaecological dilatation and curettage procedure
    D Song
    Department of Anaesthesia, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street EC2 046, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada
    Br J Anaesth 88:819-23. 2002
    ..This clinical study evaluated patient postural stability using a computerized force platform after an i.v. dose of droperidol 0.625 mg in outpatients undergoing gynaecological dilatation and curettage procedures...
  91. ncbi Understanding and treating "pusher syndrome"
    Hans Otto Karnath
    Department of Cognitive Neurology, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University of Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Str 3, D 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Phys Ther 83:1119-25. 2003
    ....
  92. ncbi Effect of chronic bilateral subthalamic nucleus (STN) stimulation on postural control in Parkinson's disease
    C Maurer
    Department of Clinical Neurology and Neurophysiology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Brain 126:1146-63. 2003
    ..Overall, the effects of STN stimulation on posture control essentially paralleled those of L-dopa during both unperturbed and externally perturbed stance...
  93. ncbi Quantitative assessment of the stops walking while talking test in the elderly
    Esther W de Hoon
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:838-42. 2003
    ....
  94. ncbi Influence of regular proprioceptive and bioenergetic physical activities on balance control in elderly women
    Gerome C Gauchard
    National Institute for Health and Medical Research INSERM, Faculte de Medecine, Vandoeuvre les Nancy, France
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:M846-50. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of two types of exercise on the visual afferent and on the different parameters of static balance regulation...
  95. ncbi Trunk sway measures of postural stability during clinical balance tests in patients with chronic whiplash injury symptoms
    Henrik Sjöström
    Department of ORL, Universtity Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1725-34. 2003
    ..Trunk sway occurring during clinical stance and gait tasks was compared between a group of subjects with a chronic whiplash injury, resulting from an automobile collision, and a normal collective...
  96. ncbi A clinical model for the assessment of posture and balance in people with stroke
    S F Tyson
    Centre for Research in Rehabilitation, Department of Health and Social Care, Brunel University, London, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 25:120-6. 2003
    ..This study describes the development of a clinical model to address a key aspect of stroke physiotherapy--the assessment of posture and balance...
  97. ncbi Relationship between strength, balance, and swallowing deficits and outcome after traumatic brain injury: a multicenter analysis
    Thao T Duong
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA 95128, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1291-7. 2004
    ..To examine the relation among strength, balance, and swallowing deficits, as measured on rehabilitation admission, and functional outcome at discharge and 1 year after traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  98. ncbi Preoperative computerized dynamic posturography as a prognostic indicator of balance function in patients with acoustic neuroma
    Eric Bergson
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 84:154-6. 2005
    ..We conclude that although CDP has proven to be useful in many aspects of balance evaluation, it did not appear to be a valuable predictor of subjective postoperative balance function in these patients...
  99. ncbi Postural stability in primary open angle glaucoma
    Noor Shabana
    Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 33:264-73. 2005
    ....
  100. ncbi [Falls in peripheral neuropathy]
    Nobuyuki Oka
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Minami Kyoto National Hospital
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 45:207-10. 2005
    ..We thought it necessary to add ataxic gait resulting from deep sensory loss to one of the fall risks...
  101. ncbi Can initial and additional compensatory steps be predicted in young, older, and balance-impaired older females in response to anterior and posterior waist pulls while standing?
    Brian W Schulz
    Biomechanics Research Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Biomech 39:1444-53. 2006
    ..81% correct at tau(opt) of 0.77 and 0.34 s, respectively). We conclude that this step prediction method reasonably predicts initial and additional steps in the anterior and posterior direction by all three subject cohorts...

Research Grants67

  1. VIRTUAL REALITY IN BALANCE DISORDERS
    Susan Whitney; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The data derived from the above three goals will help direct a randomized clinical trial that will assist in determining if virtual reality is an effective method of intervention with persons with vestibular dysfunction. ..
  2. Sensory Re-training following Orthognathic Surgery
    Ceib Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Our primary focus will be on the patient's perception of the negative impact of altered sensation on daily life. ..
  3. Mechanism of Opiate Induced Audiovestibular Dysfunction
    Gail Ishiyama; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  4. ROLE OF WALKING STABILITY IN FALLS AMONG THE ELDERLY
    Yi Chung Pai; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Aim 3: We will determine whether older adults decrease their fall incidence after repeated exposure to slips by improving gait stability and/or by enhancing their reactive responses. ..
  5. Prenatal Exposure to Alcohol and Motor Timing Behavior
    Roger Simmons; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. NORMAL AGING OF BRAIN STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
    EDITH VIONI SULLIVAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Initiate longitudinal 4-year follow-up data collection to test hypotheses regarding selective accelerated deterioration of frontally-based brain systems in normal aging. ..
  7. EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL ABUSE ON THE AGING BRAIN
    George Fein; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g., brain "functional reserve," presence of the APOE-epsilon4 allele) that may modulate the effects of chronic alcohol abuse/dependence and age on brain structure and function. ..
  8. HYPOGLYCEMIA AND AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM FUNCTION
    Roy Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, the broad long term objectives of the proposal are to fully understand the mechanisms and consequences of hypoglycemia associated autonomic failure with the ultimate goal of finding an efficacious treatment. ..
  9. HIV Neuroprotection Workshop
    Joseph Berger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed conference is the first of its kind to highlight neuroprotection in HIV CNS and PNS disorders. By coupling this meeting with the International Symposium on Neurovirology this synergy can be exploited. ..
  10. Motion Sensor Array for Vestibular-deficient Individuals
    Conrad Wall; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  11. Cortical Excitability in Cocaine-Dependent Subjects
    Nashaat Boutros; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A normal control group will be included. The TMS measured motor threshold and length of the TMS induced silent periods will be compared between the three groups. ..
  12. Tracking Fatigue-Related Changes in Motor Coordination
    JONATHAN DINGWELL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We hope these efforts will one day help reduce the tremendous monetary and personal costs associated with these injuries [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase in diabetic nephropathy
    IRINA OBROSOVA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Age-related changes in proprioceptive acuity
    Susan Brown; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Sensory Gating Mediated by Attention
    Patricia Davies; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Improved measures of sensory gating may lead to productive and cost efficient studies assessing treatment effectiveness. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. ENGAGEMENT OF PERSONS WITH DEMENTIA
    Jiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In that way, it presents an exciting prospect for improving the quality of life in demented persons, thereby reducing their caregivers' burden. ..
  17. DEVELOPMENTAL MODELS OF GATING DEFICITS IN SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Mark A Geyer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Hence, Aim 3 studies will test the hypothesized differential roles of specific CRF receptors in mediating isolation rearing-induced deficits in PPI in mice, using CRF-R1 and CRF-R2 null mutant mice. ..
  18. TREATMENT OF AGITATION IN THE NURSING HOME
    Jiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PHS 398 (Rev. 05/01) Page 2 Principal Investigator/Program Director (Last, first, middle): Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska ..
  19. Adolescent Outcomes of <1000 gram Birth Weight Children
    Maureen Hack; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our data will also provide important information needed for the planning and provision of services for ELBW children who survive neonatal intensive care. ..
  20. PRIMARY C NOCICEPTORS AND C SYMPATHETICS IN CRPS
    JOSE OCHOA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Results of this project will prove, or question, pertinent hypothetical mechanisms of neuropathic pains and will facilitate mechanism-targeted therapy, while protecting CRPS patients from iatrogenic harm. ..
  21. NEW APPROACHES TO C NOCICEPTORS IN DIABETIC NEUROPATHY
    JOSE OCHOA; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..d) Finally, we will indirectly test central neurons of diabetics and volunteers with sensitized nociceptors for presence of secondary sensitization hypothetically maintained by the primary nociceptor source. ..
  22. RESEARCH TRACK RESIDENCY TRAINING PROGRAM
    Gunvant Thaker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Outcomes of Perinatal Stroke
    Meredith Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..During the last year of the study, she plans to apply for an R01 grant to set up a pilot clinical trial. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. The Influence of Head Position on Postural Vertical
    Diane Wrisley; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In experiment 2 we will determine whether the lateral bias of verticality will be observed during ambulation with various head positions. ..
  25. In-Vivo Confocal Imaging of Meissner's Corpuscles as a Measure of HIV Neuropathy
    David Herrmann; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In-vivo RCM of MCs may prove to have wide application for early identification of sensory peripheral neuropathies, and to assess effectiveness of therapy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. NEURAL BASES OF MOTOR DYSFUNCTION AND REHABILITATION
    Randolph Nudo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  27. Peroxynitrite decomposition catalyst:diabetic neuropathy
    IRINA OBROSOVA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Treatment of Motor Function and Balance- A New Tool
    Lars Oddsson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. FAMILIAL SCHIZOPHRENIA SPECTRUM PERSONALITY DISORDERS
    Gunvant Thaker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Clinical information, electrophysiological and cognitive measures will be collected and compared among the groups using standard family case control analytic procedures. ..
  30. Electrophysiology: Integrating Modalities and Discipline
    Nashaat Boutros; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Both career awards and travel grants will be offered for young investigators to attend the conference. This is again designed to facilitate the interaction between established and new investigators. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Motion Perception in Schizophrenia
    Gunvant Thaker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed project is a collaborative effort--involving clinical scientists studying schizophrenia pathophysiology and basic scientists studying motion perception and eye movements. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. Cortical Excitability in Cocaine-Dependent Subjects
    Nashaat Boutros; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..An additional exploratory aim is to probe the personality correlates of TMS-based cortical excitability changes in cocaine-dependent subjects. ..
  33. Posture Assisted Locomotion Training in Persons with Parkinson's Disease
    Mark Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. SENSORIMOTOR INTEGRATION IN HUMAN POSTURAL CONTROL
    Robert Peterka; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A better understanding of these active regulatory processes may lead to new rehabilitative methods and new clinical balance-function tests. ..
  35. Dissociation of motor deficits in learning tasks
    Rebecca Spencer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. EARLY DETERMINATION OF STROKE SUBTYPE: CT ANGIOGRAPHY
    Scott Kasner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This approach will, for the first time, formally evaluate CTA as a tool for early stroke diagnosis and selection of patients with specific stroke mechanisms for specific mechanism-directed stroke therapies. ..
  37. Genetic Architecture of Aging Skeletal Muscle
    Stephen Roth; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. ADENOIDECTOMY FOR OTITIS MEDIA IN 2/3 YEAR OLD CHILDREN
    Margaretha Casselbrant; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..30 in percentage of time with middle ear effusion. The outcome of this trial should resolve the question of efficacy of adenoidectomy for otitis media with effusion in this age group. ..
  39. Reliability of Cognitive ERPs in Children and Adults
    Patricia Davies; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This information will be helpful, especially when clinical populations (e.g., attention deficit disorders and learning disabilities) are included in developmental ERP studies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Dynamic assessment of cognition in schizophrenia
    Catana Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. fMRI of Cholinergic Dysfunction in Schizophrenia
    Jason Tregellas; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. Intracranial Mapping of Sensory Gating in Humans
    Nashaat Boutros; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These data will shed more light on this crucial function and will help further our understanding of the mechanisms that lead to the development of psychotic disorders. ..
  43. Genetic Epidemiology of Otitis Media
    Margaretha Casselbrant; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This may enable us to better understand the pathophysiology of OM and thus develop better methods for its prevention and treatment. ..
  44. FOREBRAIN MECHANISMS IN CHRONIC NON-NEUROPATHIC PAIN
    Kenneth Casey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  45. Structure and Function: Diabetic Small Fiber Neuropathy
    Christopher Gibbons; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed studies will elucidate these structure-function relationships in patients with diabetic SFN. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. Bipolar & Schizophrenia Consortium for Parsing Intermediate Phenotypes
    Gunvant K Thaker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  47. Proteomics of Cerebrospinal Fluid in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    James Baraniuk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These methods and biomarkers may be of diagnostic value. They will be useful for assessing longitudinal changes in disease severity, phenotype, or the effects of treatment. ..
  48. VESTIBULAR SOMATOSENSORY INTERACTIONS FOR HUMAN POSTURE
    Fay Horak; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  49. SUBTLE DISTURBANCES OF COBALAMIN STATUS
    Ralph Carmel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  50. Adaptation of Spatial Orientation in Locomotion and Posture
    FAY BAHLING HORAK; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. Sensory Gating in Schizophrenia: Multiple Measures
    Julie Patterson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  52. Developing a Score of Communicative Participation
    Kathryn Yorkston; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, the PIs will generate a long-term research plan to continue the validation process. This plan will serve as a proposal for a research project grant (R01) funding by NIH. ..
  53. Defibrotide for the treatment of severe hepatic veno-cc*
    Paul Richardson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Abstract Not Provided ..
  54. NEW METHOD TO IDENTIFY UNILATERAL VESTIBULAR DYSFUNCTION
    Robert Peterka; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Experimental results from subjects with different levels of partial unilateral vestibular loss will determine the effectiveness and reliability of the proposed new rotation test. ..
  55. Identifying molecular path of behavioural phenotype in schizophrenia
    L Hong; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. The cognitive neuroscience of body knowledge
    H Coslett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Understanding the cerebral basis of motor control and the body schema is likely to contribute substantially to the development of interventions that target these representations. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. CHRONIC COCAINE ABUSE EFFECTS ON P50 AND P3A ERPS
    George Fein; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, samples of active cocaine abusers will be studied. ..
  58. Genetic Epidemiology of Aging Skeletal Muscle
    Stephen Roth; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. Liability Markers for Deficit Schizophrenia?
    L Hong; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We plan to use the preliminary data collected from this grant support to guide our full-scale search for phenotypic markers specifically associated with the liability for deficit schizophrenia and subsequent molecular genetic studies. ..
  60. JCV Virus Expression in Oropharynx and HIV
    Joseph Berger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This line of investigation would add credence to an oropharyngeal mechanism of JCV transmission and may ultimately lead to the clinical identification of an acute illness attributable to this pathogen. ..
  61. PERIPHERAL AND CENTRAL POSTURAL DISORDERS IN THE ELDERLY
    Fay Horak; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  62. Acupuncture for treatment of acute spinal cord injury
    Amitabh Jha; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. SPATIAL INFLUENCES ON LANGUAGE FUNCTION
    H Coslett; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  64. Speech Production in Children with Cochlear Implants
    Sneha Bharadwaj; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..