Promise of Deep-Brain Stimulation for Depression Encourages Research Into Other Mental Illnesses

Dr. Helen Mayberg, faculty member in Neuroscience, was mentioned in the Vancouver Sun for her lecture to students and brain experts at the National Core for Neuroethics at the University of British Columbia in March 2015. Mayberg said 80 percent of her recent patients find sustained relief from severe depression after fine wires are surgically implanted to deliver electrical current to a specific part of the brain. 

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