Almost everyone knows someone who has experienced a form of brain-related injury or disorder. There are thousands of people every year who undergo neurosurgical procedures, and many face a lifetime of impairment with limited treatment options.
The CSNE and its industry affiliate, Microsoft, are working together to advance neurological treatments by tackling one of the greatest challenges in neuroscience today—how to accurately interpret brain signals. Using a multi-pronged approach, the CSNE and Microsoft are developing and evaluating cloud-based analysis of electrocorticographic (ECoG) signals from the surface of the brain, using machine learning to interpret data. Recent collaborations include: