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Zelma Kiss


Zelma Kiss

University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, 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 Canada. She trained in neurosurgery and completed a PhD in neurophysiology at the University of Toronto, followed by post-doctoral training in Grenoble, France. Her research interests encompass the mechanisms of action of deep brain stimulation, somatosensory restoration with neural prostheses, electrophysiology, neuroethics as it relates to new technologies, and neuromodulation therapies, including focused ultrasound. Clinical expertise includes stereotactic and functional neurosurgery to treat movement disorders, pain, and psychiatric disorders. She is Medical Director of the MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Program in Calgary, Chair of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Clinician-Investigator Program and Deputy Editor for Brain Stimulation.