Jaimie M. Henderson, M.D. is director of the Stanford program in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. Following his residency at St. Louis University and fellowship training at Loma Linda University, he started the functional neurosurgery program at St. Louis University, where he remained on staff for 6 years. He then moved to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 2001, joining their world-class functional neurosurgery program which at the time was the busiest in the US. He has directed the Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery program at Stanford since 2004. During his residency in the early 1990s, Dr. Henderson was intimately involved with the development of the new field of image-guided surgery. This innovative technology has revolutionized the practice of neurosurgery, allowing for safer and more effective operations with reduced operating time. Dr. Henderson remains one of the world’s foremost experts on the application of image-guided surgical techniques to functional neurosurgical procedures such as the placement of deep brain stimulators for movement disorders, epilepsy, pain, and psychiatric diseases. His major research focus is in brain-machine interfaces for the restoration of movement and communication for people with severe neurological disorders, co-directing the Stanford Neural Prosthetics Translational Laboratory along with engineer / neuroscientist Krishna Shenoy for the past 13+ years.