Author | Andres M. Lozano, MD, PhD

Articles

Deep Brain Stimulation for Memory Deficits

October 24, 2017

Here: a review of the neurobiology and circuitry behind memory as well as current studies involving neuromodulation for memory disorders.

Deep Brain Stimulation in Chronic and Severe Anorexia Nervosa

March 03, 2014

Deep Brain Stimulation is a neurosurgical procedure initially developed for the management of treatment-refractory movement disorders. More recently, the rationale for the use of DBS in anorexia nervosa derives from several sources.

Deep Brain Stimulation for Depression and Alzheimer Disease: An Emerging Therapy

November 11, 2013

Demographic shifts and rising life expectancies will lead to an epidemic of chronic neuropsychiatric disease, and societal and public health costs will be enormous. Deep brain stimulation--a procedure that interfaces directly with the neural elements that drive pathological behavior--could be useful.