Striatal Circuitry in Parkinson's Disease and Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia
Alexandra Nelson MD, PhD is the Richard and Shirley Cahill Endowed Chair in Parkinson’s Disease Research at the University of California, San Francisco. She is a movement disorders neurologist and systems neuroscientist, studying the role of the basal ganglia in action selection and movement disorders. Her laboratory uses electrophysiology & optical methods to investigate the mechanisms underlying abnormal motor and cognitive control in movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s Disease and dyskinesias.
Date: 24 October 2023, 16:00 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2023)
Venue: This seminar will be held online. Please email for more details.
Speaker: Dr Alexandra Nelson (University of California)
Organising department: Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG)
Organiser: Lorraine Dyson (University of Oxford)
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Host: Professor Richard Wade-Martins (Professor of Molecular Neuroscience, University of Oxford)
Part of: OPDC Seminar Series (DPAG)
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Lorraine Dyson