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Laboratory of Computational Neurology

Neural modeling of transient focal symptoms

I develop neural network models of visual cortex to model
the neurological symptoms of migraine in terms of
functional cortical organization and nonlinear wave

Furthermore, I collect data on multiple time and length
scales, from electrophysiology to functional imaging
(fMRI), and match this data against computer-assisted
diagnostic reports of focal symptoms. This provides a
unique set of data linking physiological and mathematical
pictures of the cellular dynamics of neurological

The main goal of my research is to understand cortical
susceptibility to transient focal symptoms in terms of
neural circuitry, and to use the knowledge to develop
novel strategies in migraine therapeutics.


Clinic for Neurology II
Medical Faculty
Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg
Leipziger Str. 44
D-39120 Magdeburg


Joint affiliation (postal address)

Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology
Brenneckestr. 6
D-39118 Magdeburg

Phone, Email a.s.o.

phone: +49 391 24 27 81 9
fax: +49 391 62 63 618
mobile: +49 176 24 51 03 88
e-mail: dahlem@ifn-magdeburg.de

Migraine Aura Foundation

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