Researchers have developed a ‘pacemaker for the brain’, which can monitor and stimulate electric currents, potentially leading to novel treatments in individuals with neurological diseases.
Spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy have been reported to help a man, paralyzed since 2013, regain his ability to stand and walk with assistance.
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.
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.
NCTalks on neuromodulation in children: an interview with Jean-Pierre Lin, President of the British Paediatric Neurology Association
Dr Lin tells Lauren Pulling (Editor, NC) about his work as a pediatric neurologist, and recent advances in deep brain stimulation for infants.
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.
How effective are non-invasive brain stimulation techniques on the symptoms of psychiatric disorders? How far has the field come, and what’s next?
This review explores the limitations of the present technology and current challenges of SCS before reviewing some of the most important recent advances.
This article summarizes the results of brain stimulation in HD and gives a perspective on the therapeutic role for neuromodulatory brain stimulation methods.
The future of neuromodulation: an interview with Timothy Deer, President of the International Neuromodulation Society
Dr Deer discusses his career highlights, most memorable patient cases, and looks ahead at future challenges and trends in the field of neuromodulation.