Awake Neurosurgery: The Naked Brain

12:30pm-2:00pm, Oct 4, 2018

Rudy North Lecture Theatre, Lower Level, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health
Series: 
French Scholars Lecture Series
Presenter: 
Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies

The use of electrical stimulation during the removal of brain tumors on conscious patients allows medical professionals to monitor essential functions such as language and vision remain intact.

François Bonnetblanc will discuss the work he’s done mapping the brain by studying the effects of electrical stimulation on its different areas, how it works and how this research can be used to create new therapy strategies.

This is a free event, no registration required. 

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