Research Fellow, Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, UCL
Sophie Adler is a clinical academic trainee at Cambridge University Hospitals and a part-time postdoctoral researcher at University College London (UCL) Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. Sophie co-leads the Multi-centre Epilepsy Lesion Detection (MELD) Project, which applies machine-learning to MRI scans from hundreds of patients worldwide to detect subtle brain abnormalities causing epilepsy. The aim is to use this type of technology to help patients receive accurate diagnoses more quickly, help surgeons plan epilepsy surgeries, and increase seizure freedom in these patients.
Aug 15, 2022 17:45 pm UTC| Health
Around 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy. While anti-seizure medications are available and effective for the majority of people with the condition, 20%-30% dont respond to medications. Abnormalities in the brain...