Study promoted by Usach academics, raises potential diagnosis of Alzheimer's through the eyes

A group of researchers, led by Doctors Max Chacón and Leonel Medina, from the Computer Engineering Department, carried out a study that could provide an innovative way of detecting this degenerative disease through the eyes. Specifically, through the electrical signals generated in the retina, before different visual stimuli.

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Leo Medina
Leo Medina
Assistant Professor

Leo teaches computer engineering courses at Usach, and his research interests are in the neural engineering and computational neuroscience fields. His work has contributed to understand how nerve fibers respond to electrical stimulation.