How Brain Stimulation Boosts Healing
From Ancient Catfish to Today’s High-Tech Implants
Carrie Peterson, PhD
This talk explores the evolving science of brain stimulation –– from the use of ancient eels and catfish to treat pain to the high-tech implants being tested in spinal cord injury patients. Hear what Dr. Peterson’s lab is working on and what the future of rehabilitation and healing may hold. Reserve your spot for this free event here.
Dr. Peterson is director of the Rehabilitation Engineering to Advance Ability Laboratory (REALab) at Virginia Commonwealth University. With expertise in musculoskeletal biomechanics and neurorehabilitation, she oversees research designed to help patients with post-stroke hemiparesis and spinal cord injury.
This event was recorded on December 8, 2020 at 7pm EST