Melanie Lising, MD, movement disorder specialist, Stanford, will be discussing Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery, past, present and future at the UCSF DBS support group. The program is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about DBS (whether or not they are seen at UCSF). An RSVP is not required for this meeting.
Here are the meeting details:
When: Thursday, March 8, 6:00-8:00pm
Where: UCSF Parnassus Campus, 400 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco 94122. 8th Floor, Neurology Conference Room
Transportation: The Parnassus campus is readily accessible via public transportation (several bus and streetcar lines serve the campus. Plan your trip here). Parking is adjacent to the campus and is approximately $ 12.00 for two hours. Learn more about parking here.
Walk past the reception desk on the ground floor of 400 Parnassus Avenue and proceed to the elevator bank toward the rear of the building. Take the elevator to the 8th floor and exit from the elevator lobby to the right and proceed to the Neurology waiting area. Make an additional right turn. The Neurology Conference room is to your left, just past the waiting area.
Dr. Lising completed her movement disorder fellowship at UCSF and at the SF VA. Her clinical and research interests focus on DBS and neuromodulation for the treatment of Parkinson’s and other neurological conditions. Learn more about Dr. Lising here.
We have extensive information on our webpage about Deep Brain Stimulation surgery and the impact it has had on individuals and families.
In addition, you can learn more about DBS with online resources from the Parkinson’s Foundation, the Michael J. Fox Foundation and from Medtronic.