26 Sep 2012
Gerald Maguire, MD, joins Peter Reitzes to discuss his current research and journal articles on deep brain stimulation and Asenapine in stuttering treatment.
Dr. GERALD A. MAGUIRE is a person who stutters, the director of the Kirkup Center for the Medical Treatment of Stuttering at the University of California, Irvine and has researched the medical treatment of stuttering for more than 15 years. Dr. Maguire is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and is author of Without Hesitation: Speaking to the Silence and the Science of Stuttering.
During today’s episode Jerry and Peter discuss these studies:
- Alleviation of developmental stuttering following deep brain stimulation of the ventral intermediate nucleus of the thalamus
- Improvement in developmental stuttering following deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease
- Asenapine for the treatment of stuttering: an analysis of three cases
To contact Dr. Maguire, email: email@example.com.
StutterTalk would like to thank Dr. Luc De Nil, a StutterTalk adviser from the University of Toronto, for helping us prepare this interview with Dr. Maguire.
Dr. Maguire’s StutterTalk appearances are archived here. Dr. Maguire discussed Asenapine in 2010 on StutterTalk here. Embedded below is an interesting video on deep brain stimulation from the Mayo Clinic.