Delaram Safarpour M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology at OHSU. Dr. Safarpour discusses dietary management and the role of the gut microbiome for people living with Parkinson’s disease.

Dr. Safarpour is the medical director of the Deep Brain Stimulation Program at OHSU. Her research focus is the effect of Deep brain stimulation in the treatment of movement disorders as well as gastrointestinal dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease. She oversees several clinical trials and has authored and co-authored several peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on gastrointestinal dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease as well as deep brain stimulation in the treatment of movement disorders.