PERTH – rTMS


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Dreams – how
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the mind

rTMS (repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) induces electrical current flow in specifically targeted areas of the brain and this has been shown to improve the condition of people suffering from clinical depression. Why and how this happens isn’t exactly clear.

Join the research team at Perron Institute W.A. and their PLEX Research Partners as they seek to unravel the underlying mechanisms of this effect and explore the promising developments for people with lived experience of mental illness.

PERTH - rTMS

Latest Episode

  • Synergies - Perth rTMS

    Meeting 01 Episode 03 – What is rTMS?

    Gizmos on the head and machines that go “beep”? Before the team begin to define their roles in the research project, everyone needs to know what rTMS is all about... +

  • Synergies - Perth rTMS

    Meeting 1 Episode 1 – What happens when the brain changes?

    To kick-off the new SYNERGIES programme at Perron Institute, Principal investigator and brain-plasticity superstar Prof. Jennifer Rodger takes the PLEX-RPs through a brief overview of what she is researching and why. +

  • Synergies - Perth rTMS

    Meeting 01 Episode 02 – Explaining the Hemispheres of the Brain

    The idea that your brain is separated into two halves, each one having a monopoly on creativity or analysis, has entered the vernacular. But as with many complex systems, and it doesn’t get any more complex than the brain, this +

  • Synergies - Perth rTMS

    Meeting 01 Episode 03 – What is rTMS?

    Gizmos on the head and machines that go “beep”? Before the team begin to define their roles in the research project, everyone needs to know what rTMS is all about... +

Research Partners

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Jennifer – PI

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Laboratory of Neuro-epigenetics, University and ETH
Laboratory for Investigative Neurophysiology, CHUV
University Hospital of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy