UMN Team is First to Implant New Parkinson’s Treatment
Brain implants piloted by University of Minnesota neurosurgeons could help moderate Parkinson’s disease symptoms.
In surgeries completed December and January, University doctors successfully implanted wires developed by Boston Scientific in a patient’s brain. Now, the University neurologist associated with the surgeries is working to understand why the current running through the wires calms the tremors associated with Parkinson’s.
Read the full story in the Minnesota Daily.