Plenary Session II Featured

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM CST Friday, January 15

Advances in the field of neuromodulation are increasingly dependent on integrating advanced technologies. During this session, we will explore two exceptional examples, including the advanced integration of robotics and neuromodulation for stroke rehabilitation and using advanced intracranial mapping and analytic techniques to understand how both depression and deep brain stimulation affect brain activity. This session will also highlight a major innovation in restoring movement in spinal cord injury.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe how robotic technology can be used to enhance the efficacy of neuromodulation.
  • Recognize the opportunities to use intracranial recording and stimulation to define disease networks and understand mechanisms of neuromodulation.
  • Discuss the current state of research and strategies for restoring movement after spinal cord injury.


Julie G. Pilitsis, MD PhD

Robotics and Neuromodulation in Stroke: Proof of Concept

Dylan J. Edwards, PhD

iEEG-Guided Therapy Development: Proof of Concept in Depression

Sameer A. Sheth, MD PhD

Spinal Microstimulation to Restore Movement After Spinal Cord Injury

Vivian K. Mushahwar, PhD

Live Q&A Discussion

Faculty and Presentations subject to change.