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TMS Research

Here at MindPath Care Centers, we want to provide the best in clinical TMS, but we also want to do more – we are propelling the field forward by doing research to optimize TMS outcomes.

Vaishnavi, S., Brammer, C., Rao, V.  Cognitive Biomarkers for Predicting TMS Outcomes in Major Depression.  In process for submission to Psychiatric Research, 2021.


Vaishnavi, S., Brammer, C., Cognitive Training During TMS Does Not Improve Depression OutcomesBrain Stimulation Journal (November/December 2020, Volume 13, Issue 6).


Vaishnavi, S., Brammer, C., A Cognitive Biomarker May Optimize TMS Depression OutcomesBrain Stimulation Journal (November/December 2020, Volume 13, Issue 6).


Isserles, M., Tendler, A., Yiftach, R., Bystritsky, A., Blumberger, D.M. Ward, H., Feifel, D., Viner, L., Duffy, W., Levkovitz, Y., Zohar, Y., Bhati, M.T., Etkin, A., George, M., Filipcic, I., Lapidus, K., Casuto, L.,Vaishnavi, S.,Stein, A., Deutsch, L., Deutsch, F., Morales, O., Daskalakis, Z., Zangen, A., and Ressler, K.J.A Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Combined with Brief Exposure Procedure for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – A Prospective Multicenter Randomized Controlled Study.  Submitted to Biological Psychiatry, 2020.


Rao, V., Bechtold, K., McCann, U., Roy, D., Peters, M.,Vaishnavi, S., Yousem, D., Mori, S., Yan, H., Leoutsakos, J., Tibbs, M., Retti, I.  Low-Frequency Right Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for the Treatment of Depression After Traumatic Brain Injury:  A Randomized Sham-Controlled Pilot Study.  J Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences.  2019.


Vaishnavi, S., Bilello, J. A.  An Array of Serum Biomarkers May Predict Response to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Major Depression Patients. In Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences,Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. E199-E199, American Neuropsychiatric Association Annual Meeting, 2015.


Billello, J., Thurmond, L.M., Vaishnavi, S., Kinback, K.M.  MDD Score and Biomarker Profiling in Patients Treated with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation:  Preliminary Data.  Clinical TMS Society Annual Meeting, 2014.

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.