Post-Doc, Maastricht University
Lost and found: Can deep brain stimulation restore memory loss? Everyone forgets things sometimes. There is a difference, however, between natural forgetting and the type of memory loss associated to dementia-related disorders. Over the past 5 years, I have investigated at Maastricht University whether deep brain stimulation can be used to treat symptoms of dementia.
Can Memory Be Restored?
BY SARAH-ANNA HESCHAM
@ VOL 31
ON SEP 07, 2016
"Some memories actually emerge to protect us from danger."
In "Can Memory be Restored?" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol.31, Researcher from Maastricht University, Sarah-Anna Hescham shares new techniques that are being explored to manage and even restore memory loss. Remembering and forgetting are two important sides of the same coin that help us manage our day to day lives. But for some people, especially the elderly, forgetfulness is a common occurrence... Does a cure exist?