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Neuromodulation: The Science 2018



Elliot S. Krames, MD
Conference Director
Eric Grigsby, MD, MBA
Conference Director
Chad Bouton, MS
Vice President, Advanced Engineering & Technology at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Jeffrey L. Ardell, PhD, FAHA
Director, UCLA Neurocardiology Research Center of Excellence
Peter S. Staats, MD, MBA
Chief Medical Officer, National Spine and Pain Centers
Yun Guan, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Dominique Durand, PhD
Editor in chief, Journal of Neural Engineering; EL Lindseth Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Director, Neural Engineering Center, Case Western Reserve University
Kristl Vonck, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology and Laboratory for Clinical and Experimental Neurophysiology, Ghent University
Jiande Chen, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, Director, Clinical Gastrointestinal Motility Lab, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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)
Andre Machado, MD, PhD
Chairman of the Neurological Institute and the Charles and Christine Carroll Family Endowed Chair in Functional Neurosurgery, Cleveland Clinic
Paul Boon, MD, PhD, FEAN
Professor and Chairman Department of Neurology & Division of Head, Movement and Senses, Ghent University Hospital

Dr. Elliot Krames is a pioneer in pain and neuroscience, and one of the leading experts in the field of intraspinal analgesia. He is a world-recognized leader and educator in the field of neuromodulation for pain control. He has written extensively on implantable technologies for pain management and has conducted national and international symposia related to this topic.

Dr. Krames was the founding editor of Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, the journal of the International Neuromodulation Society, serving as Editor-in-Chief from 1998 until September 2009, when he became Emeritus Editor-in-Chief. Dr. Krames served as INS President from 2006 to 2009, as Immediate Past President from 2009 to 2011, and since 2011 has been Emeritus Director-at-Large.


Dr. Eric Grigsby is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Neurovations, a Clinical Research and Consulting company specializing in pain and neurologic disease. Dr. Grigsby is the Founder and Medical Director of Napa Pain Institute in Napa, California, the regions premier Pain Management practice. He continues active participation in Clinical Research as a board certified Pain Physician, and is among the world’s clinical leaders in the field of neuromodulation.


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