Lystens Pioner

Lystens Pioner

In the 1950s, Tulane University researcher Dr. Robert Heath invented and experimented with deep brain stimulation. After being shrouded in controversy for decades, DBS is back as a known therapy for Parkinsons and a possible treatment for depression, chronic pain and other conditions. In her new book, Lone Frank explains what happened in the years when no one talked about In the 1950s, Tulane University researcher Dr. Robert Heath invented and experimented with deep brain stimulation. After b...

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Title:Lystens Pioner
Author:Lone Frank
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Lystens Pioner Reviews

  • Kenneth Lund
    Apr 22, 2016
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  • Chris
    Feb 22, 2018
    I read the Danish version (Lystens Pioneer) and was fascinated. Given my Danish reading comprehension, I need to read the English version to get all the incredible details. ...
  • Chris
    Feb 25, 2016
    Fascinating story of the neurologist who invented deep brain stimulation, then vanished (or was erased) from scientific history. In addition to the main narrative, the book's themes include the definition of personality, the dangers of hubris, and the evolution of medical ethics. Will ...
  • Alex Semedo
    Apr 02, 2018
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  • Wen Wen
    Apr 09, 2018
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  • Maria
    Jun 23, 2017
    Endnu en velskrevet bog fra Lone Frank, som virkelig forstår at formidle. De narrative greb gør, at bogen fremstår som en spændingsroman med bonusinformation om den tidlige og nuværende forskning inden for dyb hjernestimulation, hjernekirurgi og neurobiologi som behandling af psyk...
  • Anders
    Dec 17, 2016
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  • Anna
    May 29, 2016
    Interesting and thought-provoking biography about a pioneer in medical science. I had no idea that deep brain stimulation was invented this early. ...
  • Dmitrij Getman
    Jul 12, 2016
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  • Jill Prouty
    Apr 25, 2018
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  • Anetq
    Mar 14, 2016
    Lone Frank går som altid på jagt efter sig selv og vores selv - denne gang i den strømførende hjerne. Historien om Dr. Heath er kompleks og der er ikke nogen enkle svar på om hans forsøg med mennesker gik for vidt, om han er et misforstået geni eller måske bare en videnskabsman...
  • Bradley Roth
    May 20, 2018
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    Jan 31, 2018
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  • Simon Bager
    Nov 28, 2016
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  • Pernille Ørskov
    Jun 19, 2016
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    Jun 15, 2016
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    Jul 03, 2016
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  • Marce
    Apr 16, 2018
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  • Eva Ulland
    Aug 03, 2016
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  • Camilla
    Mar 14, 2016
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  • Louise
    Mar 25, 2016
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  • Helle
    Jul 20, 2016
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  • Morten
    Feb 26, 2016
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  • Carsten Andersen
    Aug 17, 2016
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  • Signe K.
    Mar 23, 2016
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  • Rebecca Gravers
    Oct 24, 2016
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  • Inga Kristiansen
    Aug 27, 2016
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  • Angela Woodward
    Apr 21, 2018
    This is an absorbing biography of a forgotten figure in psychiatry, Robert Heath. Heath worked for years at Tulane exploring many applications of electrical stimulation of the brain, hoping to find a cure for schizophrenia and other mental ailments for which there were few humane treat...
  • Emilie Andersen
    Jun 17, 2016
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  • Linda
    Aug 06, 2016
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