march, 2021

2021wed03mar5:00 pm7:00 pmVirtual EventVirtual | Dystonia Support & Advocacy Group of San Diego County5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PT Online | Zoom Event Organized By: Martha Murphy

Event Details

All are invited to join us for a very special virtual support group meeting on Wednesday, 3/3/21 from 5-7 p.m. Pacific time.

PHILIP STARR, M.D., Professor of Neurological Surgery and Director of Functional Neurosurgery at UC San Francisco will be our guest presenter.
He will be discussing: BRAIN SENSING AND ADAPTIVE DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION: POTENTIAL APPLICATION FOR DYSTONIA.

Dr. Starr is the Dolores Cakebread Professor of Neurological Surgery, and Director of Functional Neurosurgery, at the University of California, San Francisco. In 1998 he launched a clinical and research program in deep
brain stimulation, one of the first such programs in the USA. Dr. Starr and UCSF neurologist Dr. Jill Ostrem are the directors of a multidisciplinary
clinic for neuromodulation in movement disorders, in both adults and children. Dr. Starr, along with colleagues Paul Larson and Alastair Martin, developed a novel technique for implanting deep brain stimulators using a skull-mounted aiming device, within a high field MRI scanner. He is one of
the most experienced DBS surgeons in the world. He is a member of the
UCSF Graduate Program in Neuroscience, and directs an NIH-funded laboratory focusing on understanding the mechanism of DBS at a circuit level, and on the use of implantable neural interfaces for long term brain recording and “adaptive” (feedback-controlled) DBS. He received his MD
and PhD from Harvard Medical School, did his neurosurgical residency at Brigham and Womens’ Hospital, and did a fellowship in movement disorders surgery at Emory University.

Please contact Martha Murphy at leader@dystoniaofsandiego.com
for the Zoom log-in instructions.

When
Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Time
5:00 -7:00 PM Pacific Time

For questions and to RSVP please contact:
The Dystonia Support and Advocacy Group Leader of San Diego:
Martha Murphy
Phone | (619) 582-1961
Email|mmurphy582@gmail.com or leader@dystoniaofsandiego.com

To learn more about the Dystonia Support Group of San Diego County please check out our website or our Facebook Page!
www.dystoniaofsandiego.com
www.facebook.com/dystoniaofsandiego

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Time

(Wednesday) 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PT

Location

Online | Zoom

Organizer

Martha Murphymmurphy582@gmail.com | leader@dystoniaofsandiego.com | 619-582-1961

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