Time is Brain
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Perfusion CT technology developed by Western University professor and Lawson Health Research Institute scientist, Ting-Yim Lee, in 1999 has been licensed worldwide to GE Healthcare, helping doctors immediately track blood flow to the brain after stroke – saving time and lives. Nearly every stroke patient in the world benefits from this technology.