Ed Boyden, PhD

Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology​

2011 NYSCF – Robertson Neuroscience Investigator Alumnus

PhD, Stanford University

Postdoctoral Training, Stanford University


Dr. Boyden is a Professor in Neurotechnology at MIT and Professor of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT’s Media Lab and McGovern Institute. He leads the Synthetic Neurobiology Group, which develops tools for controlling and observing the dynamic circuits of the brain, and uses these neurotechnologies to enable systematic repair of intractable brain disorders such as epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, post- traumatic stress disorder, and chronic pain. He completed his postdoctoral research at Stanford University.

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