taste of science: Stimulate Your Brain CANCELED
Where: Ryan's Daughter
350 E. 85th St.
212-628-2613 Price: Free
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Brain stimulation is now a viable and effective therapy for some neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases. Join us to learn more about how deep brain stimulation can be used to treat diseases including Parkinson’s disease and major depressive disorder.
Dr. Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD
Dr. Jimenez-Shahed is an Associate Professor of Neurology and the Medical Director of Movement Disorders, Neuromodulation, and Brain Circuit Therapeutics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In her talk, Dr. Jimenez-Shahed will explore the science behind the clinical efficacy of deep brain stimulation for conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and how this technology can be used to study disease symptoms and modulate brain networks.
Dr. Helen Mayberg, MD
Dr. Mayberg is a Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and Neuroscience and Founding Director of the Nash Family Center for Advanced Circuit Therapeutics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Known for studies of brain circuits in depression and for her pioneering deep brain stimulation research, she now leads a patient-focused research team of neurologists, psychiatrists, neurosurgeons, neuroscientists, and engineers with the shared mission to advance precision surgical treatments for complex neuropsychiatric disorders. She will discuss ongoing studies of deep brain stimulation for treatment resistant depression.
Doors open 7pm, Event begins 7:30pm.Buy tickets/get more info now