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Aasef Shaikh, MD, PhD

Dr. Aasef ShaikhDr. Aasef Shaikh is a neurologist and neuroscientist from Daroff-Dell’Osso Ocular Motility Laboratory at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. His research focuses on the application of control systems engineering to approach complex disorders of the vestibular system, eye movements, head movements, gait and balance. The overarching goal is to discover novel network connections and leverage their influence to modulate the motor circuits artificially for the treatment of intractable neurological conditions. Dr. Shaikh was the recipient of the prestigious American Academy of Neurology Alliance Founders Award and The American Neurological Association Grass Foundation Award in Neuroscience.

Dr. Shaikh is Director of the newly designated National VA Parkinson’s Disease Consortium Center due to his tremendous clinical research and clinical efforts related to Parkinson’s Disease and movement disorders. This designation will ensure accessibility and continuity of specialized care for Veterans afflicted by parkinsonism, regardless of locality.

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Aasef Shaikh, MD, PhD