Newsmaker: T&G reports on deep brain stimulation trial

By Lisa Larson

UMass Medical School Communications March 2, 2012

March 22, 2012



Anthony Rothschild, MD, the Irving S. and Betty Brudnick Chair in Psychiatry and professor of psychiatry, spoke to Worcester Telegram & Gazette reporter Karen Nugent about a deep brain stimulation clinical trial for treatment-resistant depression at UMass Medical School.  


Dr. Rothschild said UMMS is one of 20 sites nationwide selected for the St. Jude Medical Inc.-sponsored trial, and the only site in New England.

“It’s testimony that we do good things here,” Rothschild said.

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