Deep Brain Stimulation Think Tank XII
12th Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Think Tank

The 2024 Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Think Tank meeting takes place in Gainesville, FL on August 21-23, 2024 with a theme of “Emerging indications and novel applications of DBS”.

Select recordings will be available for some sessions following the event.


Wednesday, August 21, 2024

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Session: Movement Disorders

Session Moderator: Simon Little

Session Speaker

Simon Little

Topic To Be Announced

simon little

Session Speaker

Huiling Tan

Topic To Be Announced

huiling tan

Session Speaker

Dennis Turner

Topic To Be Announced

Dennis Turner

Coffee Break 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM


3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Session: Stroke, TBI and Sleep

Session Moderator: Andre Machado

Session Speaker

Aviva Abosch

Topic To Be Announced

Aviva Abosch

Session Speaker

Andre Machado

Topic To Be Announced

Andre Machado

Session Speaker

Nicholas Schiff

Topic To Be Announced

Nicholas Schiff

Pre-dinner Break 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM


6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Session: Dinner and Industry Blitz

Session Moderator: Robert Gross

Session Speakers

Speakers and topics to be announced.


Thursday, August 22, 2024

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Session: Emerging MEG-DBS Research

Session Moderator: Abbas Babajani-Feremi

Session Speaker

Bahne Bahners

Topic To Be Announced

Bahne Bahners

Session Speaker

Vladimir Litvak

Using Meg to Study Cortico-Subcortical Oscillatory Connectivity

Vladimir Litvak

Session Speaker

Luka Milosevic

Using Meg to Investigate Networks and Settings in Emerging DBS Indications

Luka Milosevic

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch and Networking


1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Session: Epilepsy

Session Moderator: Saadi Ghatan

Session Speaker

Dario Englot

Topic To Be Announced

Dario J. Englot, MD, PhD

Session Speaker

Michael Fox

Topic To Be Announced

michael fox

Session Speaker

Greg Worrell

Topic To Be Announced

Gregory Worrell

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Session: Neuroethics in Neuromodulation

Session Moderator: Cynthia Kubu

Session Speaker

Cynthia Kubu

Topic To Be Announced

Cynthia Kubu

Session Speaker

Michael Okun

Topic To Be Announced

michael okun

Dinner Break and Networking 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM


Christopher Rozell

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Keynote: Christopher Rozell


Friday, August 23, 2024


7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Breakfast


8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Session: Mood and Neuropsychiatric disorders

Session Moderator: Helen Mayberg

Session Speaker

Nicola Cascella

Topic To Be Announced

Nicola Cascella

Session Speaker

Casey Halpern

Topic To Be Announced

Halpern Casey

Session Speaker

Helen Mayberg

Topic To Be Announced

helen mayberg

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Coffee Break


10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Session: Emerging Techniques and DBS

Session Moderator: Nico Dosenbach

Session Speaker

Nico Dosenbach

Topic To Be Announced

Nico Dosenbach

Session Speaker

Lorraine Kalia

Topic To Be Announced

Lorraine Kalia

Session Speaker

Sarah-Anna Hescham

Topic To Be Announced

Sarah-Anna Hescham

12:30PM – 2:00 PM Adjourn and box lunches for those leaving and staying to network