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DMCBH clinician-scientist examining use of deep brain stimulation to treat non-motor symptoms of Parkinson disease

Parkinson disease not only affects movement but also profoundly impacts emotions and cognitive functions, which poses significant challenges for treatment. While therapies exist for motor symptoms, addressing emotional and cognitive issues, known as non-motor systems, remains elusive and greatly affect patients’ quality of life. Dr. Stefan Lang is a DMCBH member and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurosurgery…

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Dr. Edward Boyden: Tools for Analyzing and Repairing the Brain

May 3

2215 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3 Canada

Zoom option if unable to attend in person: Zoom link here (click on “Join a meeting”) Meeting ID: 91512 289258 Passcode: 289258 Understanding and repairing complex biological systems, such as the brain, requires technologies for systematically observing and controlling these systems.  We are discovering new molecular principles that enable such technologies.  For example, we discovered that one can physically magnify biological specimens…

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