Neuromodulation Society of the United Kingdom and Ireland

NSUKI is the voice of Neuromodulation in the UK and Ireland

Encourage your fellow implanters to join NSUKI to increase the volume of that voice. Membership includes membership of INS and subscription to the journal Neuromodolation: Technology at the Neural Interface. The journal is fully indexed in Medline, and the Index Medicus.

Abstract Submission Deadline:
3 December 2018 / Scientific Program now online! / Early Registration Deadline: 22 January 2019

Incorporating feedback from the 2017 INS 13th World Congress in Edinburgh, the INS 14th World Congress aims to showcase the dynamic and rapidly changing aspect of our field, where fundamental basic science enquiry is uncovering ways to better interface with the nervous system and this is rapidly translating to improved therapies and improved outcomes for patients and novel indications for therapy.

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The Neuromodulation Society of the UK and Ireland 2017 Research Grant Competition Results

The Neuromodulation Society of the UK and Ireland invited proposals for the 2017 research grant competition. Two grants of up to £2,500 were awarded for a research proposal, which may be in any field of neuromodulation research.

Applications were peer reviewed and a decision made by the Neuromodulation Society of the UK and Ireland Research Committee.

The winning projects were:

  • Dr Kavita Poply: A prospective single blind crossover design pilot study to investigate the dynamic brain imaging response to changes in frequency parameters in patients with spinal cord stimulation with intractable neuropathic pain.
  • Dr Anu Kansal: A Randomised controlled trial of Spinal Cord stimulation plus Usual Care vs. Usual Care alone in the management of non-reconstructable critical leg ischaemia (RESCUE): A Pilot Study

The funds may be used for a variety of purposes in support of a research project (e.g. small project grant, salary support, equipment purchase, running costs or additional funding to an existing grant).

Applications were open to all neuromodulation researchers in the UK and Ireland (nonmember applicants will receive membership for the duration of the grant). It is expected that the result of the research will be presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting (within two years of receipt of the award).