Epilepsy can prevent people from enjoying the things the rest of us take for granted – swimming, driving, even holding down a job - as seizures can strike at any time.

To help doctors better diagnose patients, Bionics Institute researchers and neurologist Professor Mark Cook have developed a small implantable device called Minder™ that can monitor seizures outside the clinic and allow patients to go about their daily lives.

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Research team

Program leaders: A/Prof Chris Williams and Prof Mark Cook (Chair of Medicine at the University of Melbourne; Neurologist at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne; Bionics Institute Honorary Clinical Research Fellow)

Team members: Prof Peter Seligman, Dr Yuri Benovitski, Mr Owen Burns, Mr Rodney Millard