September 10 - Psych Grand Rounds

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds 2021-2022

September 10, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST

Martin M. Monti, Ph.D. Professor, University of California Los Angeles

Good Vibrations: Low Intensity focused ultrasound in disorders of consciousness after severe brain injury

Online Registration


Join us as we host Dr. Martin Monti, Professor, University of California Los Angeles, Department of Psychology as he introduces disorders of consciousness, including coma, the vegetative state, and the minimally conscious state and briefly overview data supporting the role of thalamus in recovery following severe brain injury. Dr. Monti will then provide an overview the technology of transcranial ultrasound as a non-invasive neuromodulatory technique. Additionally, he will present data from a "first-in-man" clinical trial in acute and chronic disorders of consciousness patients.

The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit(s)™. At the completion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
1. Understanding what Disorders of Consciousness are and its main categories.
2. Understanding the key parts of the brain related to loss and recovery of consciousness.
3. How can transcranial ultrasound be used, as a potential intervention, in this cohort.

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