Alon Y. Mogilner, MD PhD Director, Center for Neuromodulation

Dr. Mogilner is Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Anesthesiology at New York University School of Medicine, and the director of the Center for Neuromodulation at NYU Langone Medical Center. He received his BA and MS degrees from Columbia University in computer science, and his M.D. and Ph.D. (neuroscience) degrees at NYU School of Medicine. His clinical interests include the use of both neuromodulation as well as lesioning techniques to treat a variety of neurological disorders including movement disorders, chronic pain/headache, and psychiatric disorders. Current active areas of research focus on the role of the subthalamic nucleus in decision-making, as well as the use of functional neuroimaging (fMRI, MEG) to refine target selection for DBS and lesioning procedures. Dr. Mogilner is a past president of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Joint Section on Pain, as well as a past member of the executive board of the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS). .