Nicholas D. Schiff, M.D.
Nicholas D. Schiff is a physician-scientist with expertise in the area of neurological disorders of consciousness. He is director of the Laboratory of Cognitive Neuromodulation at Weill Cornell Medical Center; an associate professor in the Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Department of Public Health, and Graduate Program in Neuroscience at the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Graduate School of Sciences; and an adjunct faculty member at Rockefeller University.
Commentary on “Uncovering Awareness: Medical and Ethical Challenges in Diagnosing and Treating the Minimally Conscious State”
A commentary on Marie-Aurélie Bruno and Steven Laureys' article "Uncovering Awareness: Medical and Ethical Challenges in Diagnosing and Treating the Minimally Conscious State."
Hope for “Comatose” Patients
Each year, 1.5 million Americans suffer traumatic head injury; some lie unconscious for years. Two physicians argue for crucial distinctions among patients with severely impaired consciousness.