Discovery May Explain Conflicting DBS Results

Discovery May Explain Conflicting DBS Results

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Discovery May Explain Conflicting DBS Results

The mesencephalic locomotor region, a brain region previously thought to control only walking and other forms of locomotion in vertebrates, also regulates postural changes and other movements, according to a study in mice. “It was surprising that within this region, which everybody has linked to locomotion, many of the neurons are not actually tuned to locomotion,” Silvia Arber, PhD, the study’s senior author, said in a press release. Arber is a group leader at the…

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