Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2017 Thalamic DBS with a constant-current device in essential tremor: A¬†controlled clinical trialParkinsonism and Related Disorders.  40:18-26. 2017
2015 Reversible improvement in severe freezing of gait from Parkinson's disease with unilateral interleaved subthalamic brain stimulationParkinsonism and Related Disorders.  21:1469-1470. 2015
2014 Shorter pulse generator longevity and more frequent stimulator adjustments with pallidal DBS for dystonia versus other movement disordersBrain Stimulation.  7:345-349. 2014
2012 Short latency activation of cortex by clinically effective thalamic brain stimulation for tremorMovement Disorders.  27:1404-1412. 2012
2012 Short latency activation of cortex during clinically effective subthalamic deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's diseaseMovement Disorders.  27:864-873. 2012
2011 Activation of subthalamic neurons by contralateral subthalamic deep brain stimulation in parkinson diseaseJournal of Neurophysiology.  105:1112-1121. 2011
2009 Relief of acquired stuttering associated with Parkinson's disease by unilateral left subthalamic brain stimulationJournal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.  52:1652-1657. 2009
2009 Weight changes associated with unilateral STN DBS and advanced PDParkinsonism and Related Disorders.  15:709-711. 2009
2009 Bilateral effects of unilateral subthalamic deep brain stimulation on parkinson's disease at 1 yearNeurosurgery.  65:302-309. 2009

Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 2018 - 2022
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham_The Edumond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders 2017  awarded by Fox (Michael J.) Foundation for Parkinson's Research 2017 - 2020
  • UAB Bachmann-Straus Dystonia and Parkinson's Disease Center of Excellence  awarded by Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson Foundation, Inc 2013 - 2018
  • Post-Stroke Aphasia and rTMS Treatment (PART) Study  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2018
  • The Effect of Low Frequency STN DBS on Sleep and Vigilance in PD Patients  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by SANGAMO BIOSCIENCES, INC. 2013 - 2016
  • Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study  awarded by University of California, San Diego 2013 - 2015
  • UAB PD Neuroprotection Clinical Trial Center  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2013 - 2014
  • A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled (Sham Surgery), Randomized, Multicenter Study Evaluating CERE-110 Gene Delivery in Subjects with Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease (CERE 110-3)  awarded by University of California, San Diego 2011 - 2013
  • Stenting vs. Aggressive Medical Management for Preventing Recurrent Events in Intracranial Stenosis (SAMMPRIS)  awarded by Medical University of South Carolina 2008 - 2013
  • UAB Parkinson's Disease Neuroprotection Clinical Trial Center  awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS 2008 - 2012
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2001
  • Bachelor of Humanities in Music, Birmingham-Southern College 1997
  • Baptist Medical Center - Montclair, Internship 2002
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 2006
  • Full Name

  • Harrison Walker