MEET OUR TEAM

The CNTR in the Department of Neurology at MGH brings together neuroengineers, neurologists, neuroscientists, occupational therapists, physiatrists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, and researchers all focused on designing and deploying neurotechnology to improve patient’s lives.

Leadership

Leigh Hochberg, MD, PhD
Leigh Hochberg, MD, PhD
• Director, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Neurocritical Care and Stroke Services, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
• Professor of Engineering, Brown University
• Director, VA RR&D Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology, Providence VA Medical Center
• Senior Lecturer on Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Sydney Cash, MD, PhD
Sydney Cash, MD, PhD
• Co-Director, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Epileptologist, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
• Principal Investigator, Cashlab, Cortical Physiology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital
• Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
• Researcher, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children
Brian Edlow, MD
Brian Edlow, MD
• Associate Director, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Massachusetts General Hospital
• Director, MGH Critical Care Research Neuroimaging
• Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
• Affiliated Faculty, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

Core Faculty

Yelena Bodien, PhD
Yelena Bodien, PhD
• Research Scientist, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Massachusetts General Hospital
• Instructor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Catherine Chu, MD
Catherine Chu, MD
• Neurologist, Department of Neurology, MGH
• Director, MGH Neonatal and Pediatric Long Term Monitoring Program
• Director, MGH Clinical High Density EEG Program
Todd Herrington, MD, PhD
Todd Herrington, MD, PhD
Director, Deep Brain Stimulation Program, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Teresa Kimberley, PhD, PT
Teresa Kimberley, PhD, PT
• Director, Brain Recovery Lab, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, MGH Institute of Health Professions
• Professor, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, MGH Institute of Health Professions
Eyal Kimchi, MD, PhD
Eyal Kimchi, MD, PhD
• Neurologist, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
• Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Alice Lam, MD, PhD
Alice Lam, MD, PhD
• Neurologist, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
• Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Eric Rosenthal, MD
Eric Rosenthal, MD
• Medical Director, MGH Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit
• ICU Director, MGH Clinical Data Animation Center
• PI, MGH ICU Precision Medicine Lab

Affiliate Faculty

Justin Brown, MD
Justin Brown, MD
Director, Neurosurgery Paralysis Center, Massachusetts General Hospital
Darin Dougherty, MD, MMSc
Darin Dougherty, MD, MMSc
• Director, Division of Neurotherapeutics, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
• Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Kimberly Erler, PhD, OTR/L
Kimberly Erler, PhD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions
Susan Fasoli, ScD OTR/L
Susan Fasoli, ScD OTR/L
Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions
Shelley Fried, PhD
Shelley Fried, PhD
• Director, Neural Prosthetic Research Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital
• Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School
• Health Scientist, Boston VA Healthcare System
Nicole Mazwi, MD
Nicole Mazwi, MD
• Co-Director, Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
• Co-Director, Neurorecovery Fellowship Program, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Ziv Williams, MD
Ziv Williams, MD
• Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School
• Faculty, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology
• Faculty, Harvard Medical School Program in Neuroscience
• Faculty, MGH-HMS Center for Nervous System Repair
Sahar Zafar, MBBS
Sahar Zafar, MBBS
• Associate Medical Director, MGH Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit
• Director, MGH/BWH/Harvard Neurocritical Care Fellowship
• Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Fellows

Amanda Duffy, PhD
Amanda Duffy, PhD
Research Fellow, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
David Lin, MD
David Lin, MD
• Founder, Stroke Motor Recovery Clinic
• Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
• Clinical Fellow in Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Dan Rubin, MD, PhD
Dan Rubin, MD, PhD
• Fellow, Neurocritical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Kelly Sloane, MD
Kelly Sloane, MD
• Stroke Motor Recovery Clinic
• Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
• Clinical Fellow in Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Core Research Staff

Yangling Chou
Yangling Chou
Research Laboratory Manager, Cashlab, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Alison Cloutier, MS
Alison Cloutier, MS
Clinical Research Coordinator, Stroke Motor Rehabilitation and Recovery Study, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Julie DiCarlo, MS
Julie DiCarlo, MS
Clinical Research Coordinator, Stroke Motor Rehabilitation and Recovery Study, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Jessica Kelemen, BA
Jessica Kelemen, BA
Clinical Research Coordinator, BrainGate, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Rose Marujo, RN
Rose Marujo, RN
Research Nurse, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Maryam Masood
Maryam Masood
IRB and Regulatory Coordinator, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Yuliya Mironovas, MA
Yuliya Mironovas, MA
Project Coordinator, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Affiliated Researchers

Audrey Cohen, MS, CCC-SLP
Audrey Cohen, MS, CCC-SLP
Clinical Practice Specialist, Speech Language Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Jennifer Freeburn, MS, CCC-SLP
Jennifer Freeburn, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Kristin Parlman, PT, DPT, NCS
Kristin Parlman, PT, DPT, NCS
Physical Therapist, Neurologic Clinical Specialist, Department of Physical Therapy, Massachusetts General Hospital
Jessica Ranford, MS, OTR/L
Jessica Ranford, MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist, Neurologic Clinical Specialist, Department of Occupational Therapy, Massachusetts General Hospital

Alumni

Fabio Giatsidis, MD
Fabio Giatsidis, MD
• Research Fellow, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
• PGY4 Neurology Resident, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

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