10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Saturday, January 19

Plenary Session IV - The Opioid Epidemic and Neuromodulation: Understanding its Role in Treatment

The opioid crisis in the United States has brought about the rapid need for understanding the optimal role and the advancement of non-opioid forms of pain control. This session will highlight the current challenges surrounding opioids and the role that neuromodulation and innovative technologies may have in providing successful treatment strategies.

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Saturday, January 19

Role of Neuromodulation in Addiction and Affective Disorders

This session will focus on the potential role of neuromodulation to treat addiction and affective disorders. Speakers will present current knowledge of the neural anatomy relevant to these disorders and neuromodulation. Both non-invasive and invasive neuromodulation approaches will be presented along with methods to develop advanced neuromodulation strategies that exploit knowledge of the underlying neural circuity.

Caesars Palace

Scott F. Lempka, PhD

Damian S. Shin, MSc, PhD

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