Wednesday, October 12, 2016
CLEVELAND – University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center neurologists and a biostatistics researcher are part of a recently announced big data grant recently awarded to Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine by the National Science Foundation.
Samden Lhatoo, MD, Director of the UH Epilepsy Center, Martha Sajatovic, MD, Director of the UH Neurological and Behavioral Outcomes Research Center, and Curtis Tatsuoka, PhD, Director of Biostatistics in the UH Neurological Institute, will work with Principal Investigator Satya Sahoo, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medical Informatics in the Case Western Reserve Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Dr. Lhatoo is a Professor of Neurology and Dr. Sajatovic is a Professor of Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine.
Dr. Sahoo was awarded a three-year grant to help researchers more effectively gather, use, and share neuroscience-related data, ultimately leading to better treatments. He will team with colleagues on using technology to obtain, study, and share large amounts of clinical, cognitive, demographic, genetic, and phenotypic (observable characteristics) data from research on neurologically related diseases, conditions and impairments, according to a news release from Case Western Reserve.