What's New

The MAL has launched a study entitled “EMG modules as a novel biomarker of basal ganglia plasticity in Parkinson’s disease”. The study funded by the Michael J. Fox Foundation aims to identify specific characteristics of muscle activity that could be linked to changes within the brain that are associated with Parkinson’s disease.

Contact Us

300 First Avenue 3rd Floor, Room 3297
Charlestown, MA 02129

For Clinical Appointments & Referrals:
Susan Regan
(617) 952-6204

For Research Study Information:
Call our Volunteer Registry Line at
(617) 952-6331


Return to Listing

Metin Akay

Metin Akay is the Founding Chair and John S. Dunn Endowed Chair Professor of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston.


Research Interests:
– Respiratory Pattern Dynamics and Neurogenesis during Early Maturation

- Motor Fluctuations in Parkinson’s Disease and Stroke Hemiplegic Patients

Link: The Akay Labs