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
Associate 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
Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Affiliated Faculty, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

Faculty

Yelena Bodien, PhD
Yelena Bodien, PhD

Research Scientist, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor, Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Justin Brown, MD
Justin Brown, MD

Director, Neurosurgery Paralysis Center, Massachusetts General 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

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

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

David Lin, MD
David Lin, MD

Director, MGH Neurorecovery Clinic & Neurorecovery Fellowship
Neuro-intensivist, MGH Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit
Instructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School

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

Angelique Paulk, PhD
Angelique Paulk, PhD

Instructor in Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Mark Richardson, MD, PhD
Mark Richardson, MD, PhD

Director, Functional Neurosurgery
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School
Visiting Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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

Dan Rubin, MD, PhD
Dan Rubin, MD, PhD

Neurointensivist, MGH Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit
Instructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Brandon Westover, MD, PhD
Brandon Westover, MD, PhD

Neurologist, McCance Center for Brain Health, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Ziv Williams, MD
Ziv Williams, MD

Associate Professor 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

Neurorecovery Fellows

Michael Young, MD
Michael Young, MD

Clinical Fellow in Neurorecovery, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Core Research Staff

Yangling Chou, PhD
Yangling Chou, PhD

Research Laboratory Manager, Cashlab, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Jessica Kelemen, BA
Jessica Kelemen, BA

Senior Clinical Research Coordinator, 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, MSc
Maryam Masood, MSc

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

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

Fabio Giatsidis, MD
Fabio Giatsidis, MD

Research Fellow, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Kelly Sloane, MD
Kelly Sloane, MD

Clinical Fellow in Neurorecovery, Stroke Motor Recovery Clinic, Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School