Illinois and Mayo Clinic team up to develop improved method to identify seizure-causing regions in the brain
Using probabilistic modeling and artificial intelligence techniques based on real data from patients suffering from epilepsy, Yogatheesan Varatharajah and Mayo Clinic neurologist Dr. Greg Worrell developed a model to identify seizure generating brain regions using only non-seizure data. The new approach has the potential to decrease the time of an epilepsy procedure from days or weeks to just a couple of hours. Find the whole article here.
As we get into the holiday season, we at CSL are putting together a series of stories a bout research for which we are grateful. This is the third in the Thankful Series featuring research our scientists have conducted for social good. Read the first, Social interaction may provide health benefit, and second, Bystander bots to combat cyberbullying.