Our areas of interest

We are studying the effects of nVNS on conditions associated with imbalances in neurotransmitter levels, excitability, and central nervous system inflammation.



Led by the current state of the science of bioelectronic medicine and our understanding of the mechanisms of VNS, our research program is expanding within the field of headache as well as exploring acute trauma, chronic central inflammation, and neurodegenerative conditions.

Our conditions of interest include:

  • Cluster headache: Acute treatment
  • Migraine: Acute treatment
  • Cluster headache: Prevention
  • Migraine headache: Prevention
  • Posttraumatic headache
  • Migraine in adolescents


Millions of people world wide are affected by rheumatic conditions which are usually progressive and often associated with pain. These conditions are a leading cause of disability, giving rise to enormous healthcare expenditures and loss of work.

Our conditions of interest include:

  • Sjögren's syndrome
  • Rheumatoid arthritis

Metabolic disorders

Metabolic disease includes any of the diseases or disorders associated with abnormal glucose, lipid, insulin, and related biologic functions.

Our conditions of interest include:

  • Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)

Our pipeline

Our pipeline reflects our passion for helping a wide range of sufferers.

nVNS therapy

Vagus nerve stimulation is a breakthrough technology that helps control multiple disorders.