Temerty Centre Speaker Series • Dr. Mojgan Hodaie • June 28, 2022
Understanding pain using artificial intelligence.
Pain is a common human experience, yet our understanding of pain has been limited.
A key limitation is that pain is defined as a subjective experience, however an important question is whether we can introduce measures that permit greater objectivity in the diagnosis of pain, and how these contribute to clinical and surgical decision-making. In this talk, I will share the body of work that points to objective measures drawn from advanced brain imaging, and how AI is helping shape the future of how we approach and study pain.
Women in neurosurgery: Leading the way for a new generation
Join us for an inspiring conversation with two world-leading neurosurgeons to hear about the revolutionary work happening within Krembil Brain Institute and the Sprott Department of Surgery and the future of this medical specialty in Canada. Learn how these groundbreaking advances by women are paving the way for the next generation of neurosurgeons.
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Currently, less than 30 per cent of researchers worldwide are women and only approximately 30 per cent of all female students select STEM-related fields in higher education (source: UNESCO). To address this inequity, the United Nations in 2016 declared that February 11th will officially be known as the ‘International Day of Women and Girls in Science.