Deep brain stimulation is being used as a treatment for Parkinson's disease.

University of Queensland researchers have made a surprise discovery about how the brain plans movement that may lead to more targeted treatments for patients with Parkinson’s disease.

3 February 2014
World leaders in deep brain stimulation, Professor Peter Silburn, Associate Professor Terry Coyne and his team.

Neurologist Professor Peter Silburn and Neurosurgeon Associate Professor Terry Coyne have performed their 500th deep brain stimulation surgery on a 61-year-old woman with Parkinson’s disease.

13 August 2012
World leaders in deep brain stimulation, Prof Peter Silburn, Dr Terry Coyne and his team.

A new multi-million dollar Asia-Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation (APCN) in Brisbane is poised to become a world leader in research to revolutionise the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disease.

18 March 2012

A practical and inspirational diary for people with Parkinson’s Disease will not only support patients and their carers, it will help University of Queensland researchers search for a cure.

10 September 2010
Professor of Clinical Neuroscience, Peter Silburn (right) talks with a patient about to undergo deep brain stimulation, as neurosurgeon, Dr Terry Coyne, implants the microelectrodes that will deliver the treatment.

UQ's foundation Professor of Clinical Neuroscience Peter Silburn really likes looking into people's brains. In fact, with the assistance of neurosurgeon Dr Terry Coyne and a team of researchers, he's been deeper into the human brain than most...

26 March 2009

For suffers of neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, daily trembling and shaking can be unbearable however, new UQ research could assist in helping patients regain control.

16 July 2008

Some of the world’s leading legal figures and business regulators are coming to Australia for a “think tank” to examine the impact of our shrinking, global society and the extra-territorial effect of modern legal systems.

11 July 2002