Maheen Mausoof Adamson, Ph.D.
Maheen Mausoof Adamson, Ph.D., is the senior scientific research director for Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. She is also the clinical associate professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford School of Medicine. Adamson’s expertise and interests span employing translational neuroscience methodologies for diagnostic and neuromodulation treatments for frequent health problems in patients with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). She also employs advanced structural and functional imaging modalities and biomarker assessments in veteran and civilian populations with brain injury. She has been a leader in identifying sex/gender differences in brain injury, particularly in the veteran population. She currently serves as principal investigator and Site-PI on numerous neuromodulation clinical trials funded through the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense.
Rewiring the Brain: Zapping with Precision
Devices that stimulate the nervous system through electric current are now being used to treat depression, movement disorders, and chronic pain. Our author, a Stanford professor and senior scientific research director for Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center in Palo Alto, CA, provides insight on the various strategies now available.