Time is Brain

This article was originally written and submitted as part of a Canada 150 Project, the Innovation Storybook, to crowdsource stories of Canadian innovation with partners across Canada. The content has since been migrated to Ingenium’s Channel, a digital hub featuring curated content related to science, technology and innovation.

Time is Brain

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.

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