December 2021 -Neurosurgeon, Dr. Joseph Maroon, was an invited lecturer at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine in Las Vegas, December 9 – 12, 2021. The A4M is the largest, all inclusive preventive medicine meeting. Physicians from over 20 countries and all medical specialties are invited and participate.
His main presentation, presented to over 1000 attendees, was entitled, The Connectome–Treatment of Behavioral Disorders with Psychosurgery, Neuromodulation and Psychedelics. Therein he reviewed the wiring diagram of the brain taking the discussion from the neurons and synaptic connections to networks and discussed how psychiatric diseases result from a disruption from interconnected systems and networks. Newer therapeutic approaches include using transcranial magnetic stimulation, direct electrical current stimulation and light or photobiomodulation. He further discussed the present status of psychedelics in the treatment of PTSD, post concussion syndrome and major depression.
See Dr. Maroon’s Lecture BELOW: