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EC-12: Non-invasive brain stimulation to understand disease pathophysiology and advance treatment

Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Non-invasive brain stimulation methods such as transcranial magnetic stimulation and transcranial direct current stimulation have been instrumental in improving our understanding of the pathophysiology of diseases, and are increasing being used as treatment. In this session, the speakers will discuss how non-invasive brain stimulation advanced our knowledge of the pathophysiology and helped to develop novel treatment for in three key areas: stroke, Parkinson’s disease and psychiatric disorders such as depression and schizophrenia.

Chairperson: L.D. Cohen

Speakers:
L.G. Cohen: Stroke
R. Chen: Parkinson's disease
Z.J. Daskalakis: Psychiatric disorders