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Owen is a consultant neurologist and senior lecturer at Swansea University Medical School. He practices clinically as a neurologist in Swansea Bay University Health board with a sub-speciality interest in epilepsy. His research interests include epilepsy genetics, using routinely collected data for neurology research, using natural language processing as a clinical and research tool and clinical neurology research.

Mae Owen yn ymgynghorydd niwrolegol ac uwch darllithydd yn Ysgol Feddygaeth Prifysgol Abertawe. Mae’n gweithio yn glinigol fel ymgynghorydd niwrolegol ym Mwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Bae Abertawe ac mae ganddo ddiddordeb is-arbenigol mewn epilepsi. Mae ei ddiddordebau ymchwil yn cynnwys geneteg epilepsi, defnyddio data a gesglir fel mater o drefn ar gyfer ymchwil niwroleg, defnyddio prosesu iaith naturiol fel offeryn clinigol ac ymchwil, ac ymchwil niwroleg glinigol.

Areas of Expertise

  • epilepsy
  • genetics
  • next generation sequencing
  • natural language processing
  • routinely collected healthcare data


  1. & SUDEP and mortality in epilepsy: The role of routinely collected healthcare data, registries, and health inequalities. Epilepsy & Behavior, 106453
  2. et. al. Ultra-Rare Genetic Variation in the Epilepsies: A Whole-Exome Sequencing Study of 17,606 Individuals. The American Journal of Human Genetics 105(2), 267-282.
  3. & Using natural language processing to extract structured epilepsy data from unstructured clinic letters: development and validation of the ExECT (extraction of epilepsy clinical text) system. BMJ Open 9(4), e023232
  4. & Risk factors for self-harm in people with epilepsy. Journal of Neurology
  5. & New treatments in Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Neurology 265(9), 2162-2163.

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