Impact: Research Topic/Theme (at group level)

Description of impact

In a broad sense, our neurology research aims at understanding, repairing, replacing, enhancing, modulating, or otherwise exploiting the properties of neural systems. Within the Electrical Engineering department, we work on reducing cognitive problems in epilepsy, advanced neuroimaging techniques such as fMRI to find related brain network abnormalities, and (electrical) neurostimulation as a treatment option. Furthermore, research is performed into seizure detection and prediction using EEG and assessment of heart rate variability. Also (ultra)low-power electronics are being developed for ambulatory monitoring of brain function, and research is performed into brain-inspired machine learning and pattern recognition. Another research line is multi-modal diagnostics of sleep problems (mostly EEG-based) and minimally obtrusive monitoring of sleep in the home setting.

Most of the research lines are integrated within the NeuroPlatform multidisciplinary brain research program (
Category of impactResearch Topic/Theme (at group level)