Mayo Clinic researchers in brain conditions (neurology), brain surgery (neurosurgery), mental conditions (psychiatry), engineering and other areas study deep brain stimulation and research possible treatments for people who have many different conditions. Neurosurgeons collaborate with engineers in the Neural Engineering Laboratory to create new devices or adapt current devices.

Publications

See a list of publications by Mayo doctors on deep brain stimulation on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Read more about deep brain stimulation at Mayo Clinic in Neurosciences Update and in Clinical Update.

Read more about research into a new sensor that measures chemical levels in the brain in real time to help with placement of electrodes in deep brain stimulation from Mayo News.

Learn more about deep brain stimulation as a treatment for psychiatric disorders from the Mayo News blog.

May. 14, 2014