Jonathan Pugh
Society and Ethics Fellow, Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics

Jonathan Pugh is a postdoctoral research fellow in applied moral philosophy at The University of Oxford, and a Wellcome Trust research fellow at the Oxford Uehiro Centre For Practical Ethics.

Written by Jonathan Pugh

Coloured X-rays of sections through the head of a patient showing the electrodes (light lines) of a deep brain stimulator (DBS) implanted in the brain. Photo by Zephyr/Science Photo Library

Deep brain stimulation

DBS is an incredibly promising intervention for intractable neurological and psychiatric illness. What are the risks?

Jonathan Pugh