A pioneering study is underway to test the effectiveness of deep brain stimulation in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
Closed loop stimulation technique offers a significant step forward in developing new methods to treat Parkinson's disease.
Researchers measure dopamine release during surgery in Parkinson's patients and identify how rapid dopamine release encodes information critical to learning and decision making.
A new study reports how well people with depression respond to placebos may determine how well they will respond to antidepressant medications.
A new study reveals deep brain stimulation helps reduce excessive synchronization of brain activity in the motor cortex of Parkinson's patients.
Carbon nanotube fibers appear to be superior to metal electrodes for DBS, a new study reports.
Researchers develop a new technique to stimulate brain tissue by injecting magnetic nanoparticles and using external magnetic fields.
UCSD neurosurgeons are the first in Southern California to use real time 3D MRI guidance to implant a DBS device into a Parkinson's patient.
Stimulating the thalamus and other areas of the brain stem connected with wakefulness can help bring rats back to consciousness after a seizure, new research reports.