Science Cafe: Deep Brain Stimulation

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You know what static and noise do to a radio signal. It turns out the same kind of disturbance is going on in the brains of those who suffer from Parkinson's and similar neurological disorders.
Brain surgeons and neurologists are finding out that it's possible to block that noise with electrodes implanted deep in the brain.
On The Sound of IdeasĀ®, the science of Deep Brain Stimulation and the promise it holds for treating disorders from Parkinson's to traumatic brain injury.
Be sure to join us Monday morning at nine on 90.3.

Guests: 

Dr. Jerrold Vitek, Deptartment of Neurosciences, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Dr. Jay Alberts, Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

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