UCL Institute of Neurology


Standing Projects

Cerebellar ataxia

Bunn, L.M., Marsden J.F., Voyce, D.C., Giunti, P., Day, B.L. (2015). Sensorimotor processing for balance in spinocerebellar ataxia type 6. Movement Disorders. DOI: 10.1002/mds.26227

Bunn, L.M., Marsden J.F., Giunti, P., Day, B.L. (2015). Training balance with opto-kinetic stimuli in the home: a randomized controlled feasibility study in people with pure cerebellar disease. Clinical Rehabilitation 29(2), 143-53

Bunn, L.M., Marsden, J.F., Giunti, P., Day, B.L. (2013).  Stance instability in spinocerebellar ataxia type 6.  Movement Disorders 28(4), 510-516

Vestibular control of standing

  • Vestibular processes

Mian, O.S., Day, B.L., (2014). Violation of the craniocentricity principle for vestibular-evoked balance responses under conditions of anisotropic stability. The Journal of Neuroscience 34(22), 7696-7703

Day, B. L., Marsden, J. F., Ramsay, E., Mian, O. S., Fitzpatrick, R. C. (2010). Non-linear vector summation of left and right vestibular signals for human balance.. J Physiol 588(Pt 4), 671-682

Cathers, I., Day, B. L., Fitzpatrick, R. C. (2005). Otolith and canal reflexes in human standing. The Journal of Physiology 563(1), 229-234

  • Cognitive inputs

Guerraz, M., Day, B. L. (2005). Expectation and the vestibular control of balance. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 17(3), 463-469

  • Interaction with load

Marsden, J. F., Blakey, G., Day, B. L. (2003). Modulation of human vestibular-evoked postural responses by alterations in load. The Journal of Physiology 548(3), 949-953

Marsden, J. F., Castellote, J., Day, B. L. (2002). Bipedal distribution of human vestibular-evoked postural responses during asymmetrical standing. The Journal of Physiology 542(1), 323-331

  • Interaction with vision

Day, B. L., Guerraz, M. (2007). Feedforward versus feedback modulation of human vestibular-evoked balance responses by visual self-motion information. The Journal of Physiology 582(1), 153-161

  • Interaction with proprioception

Day, B. L., Cole, J. (2002). Vestibular-evoked postural responses in the absence of somatosensory information. Brain 125(9), 2081-2088

  • Impact of stroke

Marsden, J. F., Playford, E. D., Day, B. L. (2005). The vestibular control of balance after stroke. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry 76(5), 670-678

  • Parkinson's disease

Pastor, M. A., Day, B. L., Marsden, C. D. (1993). Vestibular induced postural responses in Parkinson's disease. Brain 116, 1177-1190

Orthostatic tremor

Fung, V. S., Sauner, D., Day, B. L. (2001). A dissociation between subjective and objective unsteadiness in primary orthostatic tremor. Brain 124(2), 322-330

Other diseases

Abdel-Aziz, K., Schneider, T., Solanky, B.S., Yiannakas, M.C., Altmann, D.R., Wheeler-Kingshott, C.A.M., Peters, A.L., Day, B.L., Thompson, A.J., Ciccarelli, O. (2015). Evidence for early neurodegeneration in the cervical cord of patients with primary progressive multiple sclerosis. Brain pii: awv086

Welgampola, M.S., Ramsay, E., Gleeson, M.J., Day, B.L. (2013). Asymmetry of balance responses to monaural galvanic vestibular stimulation in subjects with vestibular schwannoma. Clinical Neurophysiology 124, 1835-1839