Subthalamic beta oscillations are attenuated after withdrawal of chronic high frequency neurostimulation in Parkinson’s disease. Trager, M.H., Koop, M.M., Velisar, A., Blumenfeld, Z., Nikolau, J.S., Quinn, E.J., Martin, T., and Bronte-Stewart, H. (2016). Neurobiol. Dis. 96, 22–30.

Kinematic Adaptive Deep Brain Stimulation for Resting Tremor in Parkinson's Disease. Malekmohammadi M, Herron J, Velisar A, Blumenfeld Z, Trager MH, Chizeck HJ, Brontë-Stewart H Mov Disord. 2016 Mar;31(3):426-8. doi: 10.1002/mds.26482. Epub 2016 Jan 27.

Long-term detection of Parkinsonian tremor activity from subthalamic nucleus local field potentials. Houston B, Blumenfeld Z, Quinn E, Bronte-Stewart H, Chizeck H. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2015;2015:3427-31. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319129.

High Frequency Deep Brain Stimulation and Neural Rhythms in Parkinson's Disease.
Blumenfeld Z, Brontë-Stewart H.  Neuropsychol Rev. 2015 Dec;25(4):384-97. doi: 10.1007/s11065-015-9308-7. Epub 2015 Nov 25

Beta oscillations in freely moving Parkinson's subjects are attenuated during deep brain stimulation. Quinn, E. J., Blumenfeld, Z., Velisar, A., Koop, M. M., Shreve, L. A., Trager, M. H., Hill, B. C., Kilbane, C., Henderson, J. M. and Brontë-Stewart, H. (2015),  Mov. Disord. doi: 10.1002/mds.26376

Arrhythmokinesis is evident during unimanual not bimanual finger tapping in Parkinson’s disease
Trager MH, Velisar A, Miller Koop M, Shreve LA, Quinn EJ, Bronte-Stewart H.  Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders 2015, 2:8  doi:10.1186/s40734-015-0019-2

Sixty hertz neurostimulation amplifies subthalamic neural synchrony in Parkinson's disease
Blumenfeld Z, Velisar A, Miller Koop M, Hill BC, Shreve LA, Quinn EJ, Kilbane C, Yu H, Henderson JM, Brontë-Stewart H. PLoS One. 2015 Mar 25;10(3):e0121067. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121067. eCollection 2015.

The effect of medication and the role of postural instability in different components of freezing of gait (FOG).
Natel J, Bronte-Stewart H. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2014

Perceptual errors increase with movement duration and may contribute to hypokinesia in Parkinson's disease
Koop MM, Hill BC, Bronte-Stewart HM. Neuroscience. 2013

Resting beta hypersynchrony in secondary dystonia and its suppression during pallidal deep brain stimulation in DYT3+ Lubag dystonia.
Whitmer D, de Solages C, Hill BC, Yu H, Bronte-Stewart H. Neuromodulation. 2013

Improved efficacy of temporally non-regular deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease.
Broker DT, Swan BD, Turner DA, Gross RE, Tatter SB, Koop MM, Bronte-Stewart H, Grill WM. Exp Neurol 2013

Deficits in visuospatial processing contribute to quantitative measures of freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease
Nantel J, McDonald JC, Tan S, Bronte-Stewart H. Neuroscience. 2012: 221 151-6

Effect of medication and STN-DBS on postural control in subjects with Parkinson's disease
Nantel J, McDonald JC, Bronte-Stewart H. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2012; 18 (3): 285-9

High frequency deep brain stimulation attenuates subthalamic and cortical rhythms in Parkinson's disease
Whitmer D, de Solages C, Hill B, Yu H, Henderson JM, Bronte-Stewart H. Front Hum Neurosci. 2012: 6 155

New drugs/devices. Deep brain stimulation (DBS)
Bronte-Stewart HM, Neurology Clin Pract. 2012; 12 (2): 67 - 71

Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease. An expert consensus and review of key issues
Bronstein JM, Tagliati M., Alterman RL, the Deep Brain Study group. Archives of Neurology. 2011; 68 (2): 165

Deep brain stimulation in "on"-state Parkinson hyperpyrexia
Klepitskaya O, Cole W, Henderson J, Bronte-Stewart H. Neurology. 2011; 76 (7 Suppl 2): S69-71

Effect of medication and STN-DBS on postural control in subjects with Parkinson's disease
Nantel J, McDonald JC, Bronte-Stewart H. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2011

Human subthalamic neuron spiking exhibits subtle responses to sedatives
Maciver MB, Bronte-Stewart HM, Henderson JM, Jaffe RA, Brock-Utne JG. Anesthesiology. 2011; 115 (2): 254-64

Immediate versus delayed switch from levodopa/carbidopa to levodopa/carbidopa/entacapone: effects on motor function and quality of life in patients with Parkinson's disease with end-of-dose wearing off
Lew MF, Somogyi M, McCague K, Welsh M and Lce Qol Study group. Int J Neurosci. 2011; 121 (11): 605 - 13

Inclusion and exclusion criteria for DBS in dystonia
Bronte-Stewart H, Taira T, Valldeoriola F, Merello M, Marks WJ, Albanese A, Bressman S, Moro E. Mov Disord. 2011: 26 Suppl 1 S5-16

Maximal subthalamic beta hypersynchrony of the local field potential in Parkinson's disease is located in the central region of the nucleus
de Solages C, Hill BC, Yu H, Henderson JM, Bronte-Stewart H. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2011; 82 (12): 1387-9

Repetitive stepping in place identifies and measures freezing episodes in subjects with Parkinson's disease
Nantel J, de Solages C, Bronte-Stewart H. Gait Posture. 2011; 34 (3): 329-33

Bilateral symmetry and coherence of subthalamic nuclei beta band activity in Parkinson's disease
de Solages C, Hill BC, Koop MM, Henderson JM, Bronte-Stewart H. Exp Neurol. 2010; 221 (1): 260-6

Clinical motor outcome of bilateral subthalamic nucleus deep-brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease using image-guided frameless stereotaxy
Brontë-Stewart H, Louie S, Batya S, Henderson JM. Neurosurgery. 2010; 67 (4): 1088-93; discussion 1093

Socioeconomic Trends in Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Surgery
Lad SP, Kalanithi PS, Patil CG, Itthimathin P, Batya S, Bronte-Stewart H, Boakye M, Henderson JM. Neuromodulation. 2010; 13 (3): 182-6

A comparison of treatment thresholds in two large Parkinson's disease clinical trial cohorts
Marras C, Lang AE, Eberly SW, Oakes D, Fahn S, Schwid SR, Hyson C, Shoulson I; Parkinson Study Group DATATOP and PRECEPT investigators. Movement Disorders. 2009; 24 (16): 2370 - 8

A longitudinal program for biomarker development in Parkinson's disease: a feasibility study
Ravina B, Tanner C, Dieuliis D, Eberly S, Flagg E, Galpern WR, Fahn S, Goetz CG, Grate S, Kurlan R, Lang AE, Marek K, Kieburtz K, Oakes D, Elliott R, Shoulson I; Parkinson Study Group LABS-PD Investigators. Movement Disorders. 2009; 24 (14): 2081 - 90

Excessive postural sway and the risk of falls at different stages of Parkinson's disease
Frenklach A, Louie S, Koop MM, Bronte-Stewart H. Mov Disord. 2009; 24 (3): 377-85

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