3rd International Brain Stimulation Conference

Speakers

Invited Speakers:

Raag Airan MD PhD

Assistance Professor, Stanford University, USA

Raag Airan MD PhD is an Assistant Professor of Radiology and, by courtesy, of Materials Science & Engineering at Stanford University.

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Til Ole Bergmann

PhD, University Hospital Tübingen, Germany

Til Ole Bergmann received a PhD in Psychology from the University of Kiel working with Hartwig Siebner, and spent PostDocs, with Ole Jensen at the Donders Institute in Nijmegen, and with Ulf Ziemann and Jan Born at the University of Tübingen, before he recently became PI of the Neurostimulation group in Mainz.

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Ed Boyden

Ph. D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA

Ed Boyden is Y. Eva Tan Professor in Neurotechnology at MIT, associate professor of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT's Media Lab and McGovern Institute for Brain Research, and was recently selected to be an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (2018).

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Jonathan Downar, MD PhD FRCPC

Toronto Western General Hospital, Canada

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Sarah Hollingsworth Lisanby, MD, NIH

USA

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PD Dr. Dirk Jancke

Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

Dirk Jancke heads the Optical Imaging Group at the Institut für Neuroinformatik, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany. He studied Sport Science and Biology and received his PhD from the Ruhr University Bochum in 1997.

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Lucas Parra

City University of New York, USA

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Aurore Thibaut

Coma Science Group, Cyclotron Research Centre, University of Liège, Belgium

Dr. Thibaut has a master in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation and did a specialization in Neuroscience (University of Liege in Belgium). She did her PhD with the Coma Science Group (Pr. S. Laureys, GIGA Research, University of Liege, Belgium) and currently has a FNRS post-doctoral position.

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Janet Taylor

Professor of Human Neurophysiology, Edith Cowan University (ECU), Australia

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Zelma Kiss

MD, PhD, Deputy Editor, Neurosurgery, Brain Stimulation, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

Zelma HT Kiss MD PhD is a clinician-scientist and Professor in the Departments of Clinical Neurosciences/Psychiatry and the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada.

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Workshop Speakers:

Marom Bikson

Deputy Editor, Technology and Modeling, Brain Stimulation, The City College of New York, NY, USA

Marom Bikson, is a Cattell Professor of Biomedical Engineering at The City College of New York (CCNY) of the City University of New York (CUNY) and co-Director of the Neural Engineering Group at the New York Center for Biomedical Engineering.

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Paul Fitzgerald

MBBS, PhD, Deputy Editor, Psychiatry, Brain Stimulation, Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, The Alfred and Monash University Central Clinical School, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Professor  Paul Fitzgerald is Professor of Psychiatry, Deputy Director and Consultant  Psychiatrist at the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, a joint research  centre of Monash University and the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

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Mark S. George

Editor-in-Chief, Brain Stimulation, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA

In  1995 Dr. George, a South Carolina native, returned to Charleston and built a  campus-wide research brain imaging division and the brain stimulation  laboratory in the Department of Psychiatry. As an undergraduate student in philosophy at Davidson College, Dr. George began studying the relationship  between mind and brain, or brain/behavior relationships.

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Zelma Kiss

MD, PhD, Deputy Editor, Neurosurgery, Brain Stimulation, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

Zelma HT Kiss MD PhD is a clinician-scientist and Professor in the Departments of Clinical Neurosciences/Psychiatry and the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada.

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John Rothwell

PhD, Deputy Editor, Clinical Neuropsychology, Brain Stimulation, University College London, Queen Square, London, UK

After a PhD at the University of London, John Rothwell, became a Senior  Scientist in the MRC Human Movement and Balance Unit at   the Institute of  Neurology.

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Harold A. Sackeim

PhD, Founding Editor, Brain Stimulation, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Dr. Harold A. Sackeim is Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry and Radiology, College of Physicians and  Surgeons, Columbia University.  He served  as Chief of the Department of Biological Psychiatry at the New York State Psychiatric Institute for 25 years. He is also the founding Editor of the journal, Brain  Stimulation: Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation.

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Ulf Ziemann

MD, Deputy Editor, Pharmacology, Brain Stimulation, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany

Director  of the Department of Neurology and Stroke, and Hertie-Institute for Clinical  Brain Research, University of Tuebingen, Germany. Special expertise: Motor  cortex excitability and plasticity, motor learning, non-invasive brain  stimulation.

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