Dr. Bikson was interviewed in City College of New York for VICE News Tonight’s Technology segment. The video was aired on HBO on March 30th, 2017. Enter the password tdcsnews to watch the short 7 minutes clip from the VICE News telecast.
Scientists, entrepreneurs in Chicago area tackle ‘brain hacking’
March 3, 2017, by Ted Gregory
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Selection: “Marom Bikson is optimistic and pragmatic. A biomedical engineering professor and co-director of Neural Engineering at the City College of New York, Bikson said it is clear that tDCS can change the brain. Many prospective users are unwilling to wait for lengthy human trials and related research before trying the technology.
“Among scientists who are incredulous or skeptical, the concern is often that we’re moving too fast,” Bikson said. But people who are suffering from depression, chronic pain and cognitive decline “have a different time scale,” he said. “They don’t have 10 years, and I don’t blame them for looking for alternatives.”
Shown equipment by Soterix Medical.
The Atlantic features work supported by Bikson lab and Soterix Medical at NYU to treat MS Fatigue with TDCS at home.
How a low dose of electrical current is helping some patients overcome tiredness and cognition problems
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Jan 13, 2016 in The Hearty Soul online
Our labs work on neuromodulation recognized in several recent press articles including:
The Atlantic. Prepare to Be Shocked. August 13, 2014
New York Times. This Procedure May Improve Your Brain — and Uncover the Real You. July 17, 2014 http://op-talk.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/07/17/this-procedure-may-improve-your-brain-and-uncover-the-real-you/