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Abnormal oscillation in the brain causes motor deficits in Parkinson’s disease

The research group headed by Professor Atsushi Nambu (The National Institute for Physiological Sciences) and Professor Masahiko Takada (Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University) has shown that the ‘oscillatory’ nature of electrical signals in subcortical nuclei, the basal ganglia, causes severe motor deficits in Parkinson’s disease, by disturbing the information flow of motor commands. The… Abnormal oscillation in the brain causes motor deficits in Parkinson’s disease   



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