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Researchers Ready to Try Deep Brain Stimulation to Reduce Pain in Spinal Cord Injured Patients Jul 31, 2013

Borrowing a treatment strategy proven to work for Parkinson’s disease, a multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Ian D. Hentall, Ph.D., research associate professor of neurological surgery, and Jonathan Jagid, M.D., associate professor of neurological surgery, expect to begin a clinical trial this fall to determine if electrically stimulating the brain of patients with spinal cord injuries can reduce their pain and other debilitating symptoms, perhaps permanently.
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