deep brain stimulation
Sep. 1, 2016—A consortium led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) researchers has received funding as it makes plans for a multicenter trial that could determine whether deep brain stimulation (DBS) slows the progression of Parkinson’s disease in early-stage patients.
Oct. 22, 2015—Despite benefiting from dramatic improvements in movement after deep brain stimulation surgery, patients with Parkinson’s disease can be inadequately served when physicians and researchers focus only on its motor manifestations, says a Vanderbilt neurosurgeon.
Apr. 3, 2014—A long-term Vanderbilt University Medical Center study of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in early-stage Parkinson’s disease has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to continue in a pivotal, phase III, large-scale safety and efficacy trial.
Dec. 17, 2012—The top news stories, Tweets, Facebook posts, photos and videos of the year.
Sep. 7, 2012—Deep brain stimulation used to treat Parkinson’s disease may impair some aspects of language processing, a recent study suggests.
Jul. 3, 2012—Vanderbilt University researchers were one of nine teams invited to participate in the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering’s 10th anniversary technology showcase June 22 in Bethesda, Maryland. NIBIB is an institute within the National Institutes of Health.
Apr. 17, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is one of approximately 20 centers in a nationwide clinical study investigating the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) as an intervention for patients with major depression.
Jan. 30, 2012—When the Nashville Predators take the ice—it’s all about strength, precision and teamwork. But when a beloved former coach with the Preds started feeling the harsh symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease—he turned to a team here at Vanderbilt. Coach Brent Peterson allowed VUCast’s Carole Bartoo and Mike Todd inside the operating room to witness his deep...
Jan. 27, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: · Inside A Preds coach’s deep brain stimulation surgery · How nicotine could impact memory · Why a research lab wants Vandy undergrads
Oct. 5, 2011—Neuronal activity in a deep brain region increases as Parkinson’s disease advances, a new study suggests.