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Pille Taba


  • Courses for students in medicine studies, stomatology, and speech therapy:
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery (ARNR.01.036)
  • Neurology (ARNR.01.024)
  • Alzheimer Disease and Others Dementias (ARNR.01.022)
  • Lectures on Selected Topics in Neurology and Neurosurgery (ARNR.00.017)

Research and publications

Involvement in EU projects

  • 2021-2025 nEUROcare – an European initiative for capacity building to meet the challenges of caring for people with neurodegenerative disorders in Sri Lanka
  • 2019-2022 Palliative care in Parkinson’s disease / PD-Pal: Horizon 2020 call, Better Health and care, economic growth and sustainable health systems‘ H2020-SC1-BHC-2018-2020
  • 2012–2015 Parkinson’s disease: epidemiology, clinical and molecular markers: European Regional Development Fund 2.1001.11-0017
  • 2003-2005- Patient education in Parkinson’s disease / EduPark: European Commission QLRT 2001-02674
  • 2001-2004 Information, health and social needs of older, disabled people (Parkinson’s disease) and their carers / InfoPark: European Commission QLRT 2000-00303
  • 17 trials (Site Principal Investigator)

Estonian Research Projects:

  • 2020-2024 Peripheral Nervous system involvement in Parkinson’s Disease: Estonian Research Council, PPRG957
  • 2021-2023 Robotic system to observe motions and assess functional condition of the patients with neurologic disorders. Estonian Research Council, EAG143
  • 2016-2019 Biomarkers for diagnosis and progression of neurodegenerative diseases: Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, PUT 1239
  • + 8 more projects

Supervised dissertation:

  • 6 PhD degrees
  • 23 MSc degrees

Dissertations under supervision:

8 PhD students

Publications total / last 5 years

  • Total Number of publications: 431 (among them, during last 5 years – 127 publications):
  • 131 articles in international peer reviewed journals
  • 28 monographs or book chapters
  • 35 other scientific articles
  • 181 abstracts
  • 56 other publications
  • Citations: 2812
  • H-index: 25

Selected recent publications

Awards, grants

    • 2013 Tartu University Honour Sign
    • 2011 Medal of the Medical Faculty of the University of Tartu
    • 1984 Prize of the Students’ Scientific Society in Neurology
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