Peter L. Carlen

Peter L. Carlen is a Professor of Medicine (Neurology), Physiology, and Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. He is a clinician/scientist, specializing in epilepsy and neurodegenerative diseases at the Toronto Western Hospital of the University Health Network. He was formerly the Head of Neurology at the Addiction Research Foundation. In 1989, he was appointed Director of the Playfair Neuroscience Unit and Neuroscience Research at the University Health Network for a 10 year term, where he is now a Senior Scientist and Head of the Division of Fundamental Neuroscience. He has over 250 peer-reviewed biomedical publications and six patents. His main research interests are mechanisms of neural synchrony and entrainment in the context of epilepsy, the fetal alcohol syndrome, hypoglycemic seizures, and neurodegenerative processes. He also is an active neurological clinician with a practice focused on patients with epilepsy.

Associated articles

TBME, Special Issue: BRAIN
Spatial Coherence Profiles of Ictal High Frequency Oscillations Correspond to those of Interictal Low Frequency Oscillations in the ECoG of Epileptic Patients
Marija Cotic,Yotin Chinvarun, Martin del Campo,Peter L. Carlen,and Berj L. Bardakjian, University of Toronto, Canada; Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand; Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada With the advent of new recording techniques, fast electrical activity (>80 Hz) has become a new focus in brain... Read more
TBME, Featured Articles
Epileptogenic Source Imaging Using Cross Frequency Coupled Signals from Scalp EEG
Chunsheng Li, Daniel Jacobs, Trevor Hilton, Martin del Campo, Yotin Chinvarun, Peter L Carlen, and Berj L Bardakjian, University of Toronto, Canada. The epileptogenic zone (EZ) is a brain region containing the sources of seizure genesis. Removal of the EZ is... Read more
TNSRE, Featured Articles
3-D Flexible Nano-Textured High-Density Microelectrode Arrays for High-Performance Neuro-Monitoring and Neuro-Stimulation
Gabran, S.R.I. ; Salam, M. ; Dian, J. ; El-Hayek, Y. ; Perez Velazquez, J.L. ; Genov, R. ; Carlen, P. ; Salama, M.M.A. ; Mansour, R. Abstract We introduce a new 3-D flexible microelectrode array for high performance electrographic neural signal... Read more
JTEHM, Articles, Published Articles
Classification of Scalp EEG States Prior to Clinical Seizure Onset
     Objective: To investigate the feasibility of improving the performance of an EEG-based multistate classifier (MSC) previously proposed by our group. Results: Using the random forest (RF) classifiers on the previously reported dataset of patients, but with three improvements to classification... Read more