Towards Personalized Connectomic DBS for OCD

Brian H. Kopell, MD, a functional neurosurgeon who has pioneered the use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) to treat various movement and psychiatric disorders, presents work researching the use of connectomics during DBS procedures to target specific areas of the brain when treating obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) patients, creating a hyper-personalized approach to treatment.

Chapters (Click to go to chapter start)
History of targets in the brain for treating OCD with DBS
Response rate for Mount Sinai patients treated for OCD with a specific DBS target, and the method for developing prospective personalized targeting
Volume of tissue activated along the ALIC and white matter pathways
Connectomic target for OCD
Conclusions and Q&A/discussion


November 24, 2021

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Brian Kopell, MD

Brian Kopell, MD

Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience
Director of the Center for Neuromodulation, ISMMS
Co-Director, The Bonnie and Tom Strauss Center for Movement Disorders
Mount Sinai Health System

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