Oct 6, 2022

Welcome Dr. George Ibrahim

Dr. George Ibrahim

We would like to welcome Dr. George Ibrahim (Associate Professor, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Surgery; Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Abe Bresver Chair in Functional Neurosurgery, Hospital for Sick Children; Scientist, Neurosciences and Mental Health, SickKids Research Institute), as a new faculty member to the CPIN community.

Dr. Ibrahim's clinical and research interests include the surgical treatment of medically intractable epilepsy, spasticity and functional disorders in children. He plays a leading role comprehensive epilepsy, dorsal rhizotomy and deep brain stimulation programs at SickKids. His research lab is dedicated to the study of neural networks in children with epilepsy and functional disorders through a combination of connectomic, computational neuroscience and machine learning approaches. His work has been published in over 200 peer-reviewed journals and is funded by several organizations, including the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Dr. Ibrahim received several awards and recognitions including being named as one of Canada's Top 40 under 40 in 2019.