Ms Aleksandra Podlewska
Aleksandra (Ola) is a PhD fellow with Professor Ray Chaudhuri at King’s College London. She is also a Senior Research Coordinator at King’s Parkinson Foundation Centre of Excellence, looking after a portfolio of commercial and non-commercial studies and trials. Ola is also the main Coordinator for the PD-Ballet Project, which Prof Chaudhuri leads in collaboration with English National Ballet and Wellcome trust.
Her main interests lay in the use of technology to diagnose and manage symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease and her PhD thesis involves looking at Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation as a potential tool for prediction of patient response to infusion-based advanced treatments.
Ola’s background is in neuropsychology and cognitive psychology and before joining Prof Chaudhuri’s team, she worked on a trial investigating the effects of vestibular stimulation on the symptoms of Parkinson’s.