Today we highlight a very thought-provoking (pun intended) patent by Advanced Neuromodulation Systems. (As mentioned, we are featuring a foundational Pervasive Neurotech patent a day, from older to newer by issue date)
U.S. Patent No. 7,756,584: Methods and apparatus for effectuating a lasting change in a neural-function of a patient
- Assignee(s): Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc.
- Inventor(s): W. Douglas Sheffield, Andrew D. Firlik, Katrina S. Firlik
- Technology Category: Transcranial Stimulation
- Issue Date: July 13, 2010
The ‘584 patent discloses techniques for identifying stimulation sites of the brain to facilitate plasticity that can aid in rehabilitation of dysfunction resulting from a stroke, traumatic injury, etc. [Read more…] about Next: Increasing neuroplasticity via neuroimaging-enhanced brain stimulation