Deep Brain Stimulation presentation by two Stanford specialists, March 10th, 7pm

Register now for a talk on “Deep Brain Stimulation – Past, Present, and Future,” presented by neurologists Melanie Lising, MD and Laurice Yang, MD, at the Stanford Health Library on Thursday, March 10th, starting at 7pm.

This talk will focus on deep brain stimulation with respect to Parkinson’s Disease.  The speakers will review the history of its discovery, current indications, and future direction. In addition there will be short updates on treatment and research regarding Parkinson’s Disease.

text_image_9.img.full.high text_image_10.img.full.highBoth Drs. Lising and Yang are movement disorders specialists with Stanford’s Movement Disorders Center.  They are both neurologists who specialize in Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) as a treatment for Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders.

The Stanford Health Library is located at 211 Quarry Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304.  This lecture is free but an RSVP is required as space is limited.  To RSVP, call the Stanford Health Library at 650-498-7826, or click here and choose the “Deep Brain Stimulation” event.

Note that a webcast of the talk can be viewed live.