Imperial College London

Dr Yen F Tai

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Brain Sciences

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer



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Department of NeurologyCharing Cross HospitalCharing Cross Campus




Ongoing Research

Investigate the effects of spinal cord stimulation on gait dysfunction in Parkinson's disease.  Collaborators: Dr Barry Seemungal, Prof Dipankar Nandi, Imperial College London; Prof Nicola Pavese, Newcastle University

Using multi-modal quantitative approach to investigate gait dysfunction in movement disorders.  Collaborators: Dr Barry Seemungal, Imperial College London; Dr Arash Arami, University of Waterloo 

Quantitative measurement and remote monitoring of Parkinsonian symptoms using wearable devices.  Collaborator: Dr Ravi Vaidyanathan, Imperial College London; SERG technologies

Using neuroimaging to monitor disease progression and effects of neuroprotective/-restorative therapies in neurodegenerative disorders.  Collaborators: Prof Nicola Pavese, Newcastle University, Prof Paola Piccini, Imperial College London 

Quantifying the neural effects of deep brain stimulation. Collaborators: Dr Shlomi Haar, Imperial College London

PArkinson Non-invasive volatile ORganic compound Analysis and Microbiome Assessment (PANORAMA) study. Collaborators: Dr Ilaria Belluomo, Prof George Hanna, Imperial College London 

Professional Positions and Membership

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Clinical Advisor, SERG technologies

Neuromodulation of Gait working group, International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (2019 - )

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Medtech Innovation Briefing Advisor (2018)

Review Committee Member, Weston Brain Institute

UK Deep Brain Stimulation Network

Trustee, Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability, Putney (2019 - )

Citrin Foundation, member of Supervisory Team