Researchers have determined the electrode placement during deep brain stimulation needs to be tailored to the patient as the locations of functional brain networks vary on an individual basis.
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On-going research reveals that deep brain stimulation may help individuals with chronic depression and could help them regain their lives.
Signature patterns of electrical activity in the brain may predict impulsive behaviors, suggesting deep brain stimulation could hold potential as a treatment for several mental disorders.
Lauren Pulling sat down with Nicole Swann at Neuroscience 2017 to hear more about her work on a novel implantable device capable of delivering adaptive DBS.
Research presented today at SfN’s annual meeting has detailed advances in brain stimulation technologies revealing safer, more targeted means of studying brain function and treating neurological disorders.
Listen to our latest NCTalks podcast with leading neurosurgeon, Ali Rezai, to hear more about his work, how neuromodulation can be harnessed to treat ‘alternative’ conditions, and where he hopes the field will progress in the next decade.
#NCintroduces… Going through the motions: how modern techniques have changed the face of Parkinson’s research
Tom Naughton introduces the circuitry underlying Parkinson’s disease, and how our understanding and new techniques have advanced hand-in-hand to bring us to where we are now.
Dr Vitek discusses the Neuromodulation Research Center, progression in the field, and the biggest challenges associated with developing new neuromodulation therapies for conditions such as Parkinson’s disease.
Deep brain stimulation could significantly reduce the severity of both motor and phonic tics in young adults with Tourette’s syndrome.