CARE Counseling has partnered with Translational NeuroEngineering Laboratory to provide an overview on deep brain stimulation (DBS) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) approaches for mood disorders. Joining us will be Alik Widge, MD, PhD, psychiatrist, biomedical engineer, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota, who will speak on the connections and communication between brain regions involved in mental health related concerns. The presentation will include a review on methods to modify circuits involved in depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety.
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Level of programming is introductory: assumes minimal familiarity with the topic.
The CARE Grand Rounds is intended to help attendees:
1. Name key brain regions that are involved in mental health related concerns.
2. Describe the evidence-based approach of deep brain stimulation (DBS).
3. Describe the evidence-based approach of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).
The presentation is designated for psychologists and mental health professionals (LP, LPC/LPCC, MFT/LMFT, LGSW/LICSW, LADC), pre-licensed mental health practitioners, and students.
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About the Presenter:
Alik Widge, MD, PhD is a psychiatrist and biomedical engineer. Clinically, he provides brain stimulation treatments for mood, anxiety, and substance disorders. His research focuses on developing these treatments further, particularly the creation of new "closed loop" devices. His laboratory (TNE Lab) prototypes new stimulation paradigms and targets in rodent models, conducts clinical trials of these new technologies, and searches for biomarkers of illness and recovery to guide next-generation therapies.
*The speaker has indicated a conflict of interest or working in a lab that provides these services, however there is no commercial support for this training.
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