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DBS Research

Several clinicians and investigators at the University of Iowa conduct research to learn about new applications for brain stimulation and to learn how to maximize the efficacy of current brain stimulation. 


  • Dr. Nandakumar Narayanan studies how brain stimulation protocols affects higher-order thinking and brain rhythms measurable by EEG. 

  • Dr. Jan Wessel studies how brain stimulation affects systems involved in flexible behavior and cognition. 

  • Dr. Jeremy Greenlee has a broad research program studying how brain stimulation influences human speech.