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Bengt Linderoth, MD, PhD

Emeritus Professor Functional Neurosurgery Karolinska Instituted; Adj. prof., Dept Physiology Oklahoma University, USA

Bio Bengt Linderoth, MD, PhD´s recent and on-going research projects can be regarded as “translational research” and relate mostly to physiological mechanisms of spinal cord stimulation for neurogenic pain and ischemic syndromes e.g. intractable angina…

    Chad Bouton, MS

    Vice President, Advanced Engineering & Technology at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

    Bio Prior to joining the Northewell Health, Mr. Bouton was a research leader at Battelle, the world’s largest nonprofit research and development (R&D) organization, and was involved in medical device R&D programs for 18…

    Dominique Durand, PhD

    Editor in chief, Journal of Neural Engineering; EL Lindseth Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Director, Neural Engineering Center, Case Western Reserve University

    Bio Dr. Druand received an engineering degree from Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Electronique, Hydrolique, Informatique et Automatique de Toulouse, France in 1973. In 1974, he received a M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Case Reserve University…

      Elliot S. Krames, MD

      Conference Director

      Founding editor of Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, journal of the International Neuromodulation Society (INS), serving as Editor-in-Chief from 1998 - 2009 INS President 2006 - 2009 Author of: Operative Neuromodulation: Volume 1:…

      Eric Grigsby, MD, MBA

      Conference Director

      Founder, CEO of The SpectrumCare Group Chief Medical Officer of the Alfred E. Mann Foundation Medical Director of the Napa Pain Institute, Spine and Pain Center of Kauai, N3 Laboratories, Redwood Pain Institute, Neurovations…

      Jeffrey L. Ardell, PhD, FAHA

      Director, UCLA Neurocardiology Research Center of Excellence

      Bio Dr. Jeffrey Ardell is the Director of the UCLA Neurocardiology Center for Excellence. Previously, he was Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Vice Chair for Research at the Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson…

      Jennifer Sweet, MD

      Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, CWRU School of Medicine

      Jennifer Sweet, MD, is a neurosurgeon in the Division of Functional & Stereotactic Neurosurgery at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center in Cleveland. She is also Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at Case Western Reserve…

      Jiande Chen, PhD

      Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, Director, Clinical Gastrointestinal Motility Lab, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

      Dr. Jiande D. Chen is a professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He holds a joint appointment in biomedical engineering. Considered the “father of electrogastrography,” Dr. Chen has conducted…

      Kristl Vonck, MD, PhD

      Professor of Neurology and Laboratory for Clinical and Experimental Neurophysiology, Ghent University

      Kristl Vonck is Professor in Neurology at Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium. Her medical training was carried out at Ghent University and her PhD thesis was entitled ‘Neurostimulation for refractory epilepsy, clinical efficacy and…

        Peter S. Staats, MD, MBA

        Chief Medical Officer, National Spine and Pain Centers

        Dr. Peter Staats is an American physician, educator, author, inventor and clinical researcher, specializing in interventional pain medicine. He was the founder of the Division of Pain Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1994 and served as its director for…

        Robert E. Gross, MD, PhD

        MBNA/Bowman Professor of Neurosurgery at Emory University, and co-founder and Director of the Emory Neuromodulation and Technology Innovation Center (ENTICe)

        Bio Robert E. Gross, MD, PhD is the MBNA/Bowman Professor of Neurosurgery at Emory University, with appointments in Neurology, Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Gross completed his neurosurgical residency at Albert Einstein College of…

          Yun Guan, MD, PhD

          Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

          Dr. Yun Guan is an associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His multidisciplinary research focuses on mechanisms of chronic pain and developing better strategies…