Introduction to transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) and High Definition transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (HD-tDCS)

Mon, April 1, 2013
8:30 am 4:30 pm

Burke Medical Research Institute, in conjunction with Soterix Medical East, is hosting one-day intensive workshop on the fundamentals of the theoretical and practical aspects of transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) and High-Definition transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (HD-tDCS). The event will be held at the Burke Rehabilitation Center's Billings Building on its main campus at 785 Mamaroneck Ave. in White Plains.

Preceding the hands-on demonstration and break-out sessions, the day begins with lectures by pioneers in the field of tDCS who will provide a general background on tDCS mechanisms and protocols including live demonstration of tDCS. Issues related to dose decision, safety, regulatory compliance, and best clinical practices will be introduced.

Speakers include:

Marom Bikson, PhD: Technology Overview Mechanisms

Dylan Edwards, PhD, director of Burke's Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation and Human Motor Control Laboratory: Clinical Protocols and Safety

Abhishek Datta, PhD: Soterix Medical Technology and Software

Felipe Fregni, PhD: Future Directions and Challenges

Alexandre DaSilva, DDS: The Brain as a Therapeutic Target in Migraine and Other Chronic Pain Disorders

Breakout Sessions:

The breakout sessions provide researchers and clinicians a round-table format to discuss latest updates, challenges, and opportunities. Please contact the breakout session director as space is limited.

tDCS Modeling Methods – Dennis Truong, MS, at

tDCS in Stroke Rehabilitation – Avrielle Rykman, MA, OTR/L, at

tDCS in Pediatric and Stroke – Jason Carmel, MD, PhD., at


Faculty/Industry/Medical Professionals Fee: $500 

Students/Postdocs Fee: $250

Registration fee includes Breakout Session, Refreshments, Breakfast, Lunch, and Mixer. Transportation not included. Check and card payments accepted. Register Here

For questions please contact: Robin Azzam or call 1-888-990-8327.

Please download the flyer for more information.

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