The nominating institute Charité on the breakthrough:

Petra Ritter has developed “The Virtual Brain”, a computational platform for the virtualization of brain structure and function. It uses novel concepts from computational, cognitive and clinical neuroscience. By using personalized data, patient-tailored models are created to better understand pathomechanisms in the brain, and find new approaches for personalised treatments.

Tags: Neurotechnology

Petra Ritter

Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Petra Ritter is a German neuroscientist and medical doctor at Charité in Berlin. Her field is computational neuroscience and her focus is developing brain simulations for individual people with neurological conditions, combining EEG and neuroimaging data.

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