Seminar Friday, November 18, 2016

 

Speaker:

Antonios Mammis, MD
Assistant Professor
Neurological Surgery
New Jersey Medical School
Rutgers University

 

Title:

Neuromodulation: Cutting Edge Technology at the Neural Interface

 

Abstract:

Neuromodulation is one of the fastest growing and most exciting facets of the neural sciences.  Neuromodulation involves the use of implantable devices to modify abnormal neural circuitry or chemistry.  In our overview of neuromodulation, we will discuss spinal cord stimulation, occipital nerve stimulation, intrathecal drug delivery, dorsal root ganglion stimulation, and deep brain stimulation.

 

Bio:

Dr. Mammis is a graduate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and entered neurosurgery residency training here at the New Jersey Medical School and University Hospital. During his training, he spent a year obtaining advanced training in Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery at North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital.

Specializing in the surgical treatment of movement disorders, pain syndromes, spasticity, and general neurosurgical pathology, Dr. Mammis directs the Center for Neuromodulation, is the surgical director of the Comprehensive Pain Center, and is part of the Comprehensive Spine Center at the Neurological Institute of New Jersey. In addition, Dr. Mammis has been a very active researcher and has published numerous articles relating to the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease, movement disorders, and Pain Syndromes.