The International Neuromodulation Society

The Fastest-Growing, Worldwide Multidisciplinary Body Devoted to Building Knowledge of Neuromodulation

The International Neuromodulation Society (INS) is a non-profit group of clinicians, scientists and engineers dedicated to the scientific development and awareness of neuromodulation – the alteration of nerve activity through targeted delivery of a stimulus, such as electrical stimulation or chemical agents, to specific neurological sites in the body. The San Francisco-based INS was formed in 1989 and educates and promotes the field through meetings, its peer-reviewed journal Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, mentorship, and chapter websites. The INS also provides information for patients and produces rolling news briefs about this rapidly evolving field.

The INS Peer-Reviewed Journal

The INS journal Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface has a growing Impact Factor and is indexed in Index Medicus, MEDLINE and Pubmed from its first issue in 1998. Members may log in to the members-only section to read the journal online. The journal also has social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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What is Neuromodulation?

Medical Professionals can learn about various considerations concerning neuromodulation and clinic contacts. Once your preliminary questions have been answered, please use the Contact Us facility to find out more and to discuss specific objectives. Others may simply wish to join the INS and one of its related chapter societies, please use the Membership Application.

Clinical trials that involve a wide range of emerging neuromodulation approaches are listed on our Research page. Neuromodulation clinical trials address symptom control through nerve stimulation in such condition categories as:

If you are not a medical professional and you are searching for information about neuromodulation and how these types of treatment could benefit a specific condition such as treatment-resistant headache or other chronic pain syndromes, you may find the sections titled Therapies, About Neuromodulation or FAQs particularly helpful.

Members may log in and visit the members-only section’s Global Discussion Forum

Breaking News Share

Paper Presents Novel Intermittent Burst Dosing for Spinal Cord Stimulation

March 26, 2020 - An article summarizes a paper published in Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface on novel intermittent burst dosing in spinal cord stimulation. (Source: NeuroNews International)

Researchers Study Working Memory and Noninvasive Brain Stimulation

March 24, 2020 - Research in healthy subjects tested the effect of transcranial magnetic stimulation on working memory, with and without cognitive load. (Source: EurekAlert)

INS Invites Mentor and Mentee Applications for Members' Neuromodulation Mentorship Program

March 24, 2020 - The International Neuromodulation Society invites applications from chapter leaders and members to participate in the INS Mentorship Program that is designed to engage the next generation of neuromodulation therapy practitioners through discussions about best practices in implantable technologies, clinical management and career development. Applications for both mentors and mentees are available, and will be reviewed by the INS board and members of the Young Neuromodulators and International Women in Neuromodulation committees. (Source: International Neuromodulation Society)

To see select neuromodulation news by category, as well as news about the INS in particular, please visit the Newsroom. To see archived news briefs dating back to January 2011, visit the News Archive.

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Last Updated on Monday, December 12, 2016 10:01 AM