Dr. Flaherty’s research focuses on how our brains represent our bodies, a factor that helps drive suffering in depression, Parkinson’s, and somatoform disorders. She currently heads the MGH Neurology’s Brain Stimulator Unit, where she uses deep brain stimulators to treat psychiatric as well as neurological disease. She was the site principle investigator for the trial of the first successful genetic treatment of Parkinson’s Disease.
Massachusetts General Hospital
MGH Research Fellows