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028 – Roundtable: Neurotech vs Neuroscience

Vikash Gilja is an assistant professor at UCSD, where he researchers brain-machine interfaces. Dr. Gilja is an advisor to Paradromics. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford University, an M.Eng and B.S. in EECS from MIT, and a...


027 – Marc Ferro

Marc Ferro is a post-doctoral researcher at Stanford University. Marc holds a Ph.D. from École des Mines de Saint-Étienne and an undergraduate degree from École nationale supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne. Top 3 Takeaways Small neural interfaces improve signal quality. Small neural interfaces...


026 – Gordon Wilson

Gordon Wilson is the CEO of Rain Neuromorphics, a company developing neuromorphic computer chips to enable brain-like artificial intelligence. Gordon holds a B.S. in Statistics and Mathematics from the University of Florida. Top 3 Takeaways Training deep learning algorithms is expensive. To understand...


025 – Alik Widge

Dr. Alik Widge is an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, where he is a practicing psychiatrist and conducts research in applying neurotechnology to psychiatric disorders. Alik holds a B.A. in computer science and cognitive science from Dartmouth College...


024 – Brian Pepin

Brian Pepin is the CEO and founder of Rune Labs. Brian holds an MSEE in electrical engineering from UC Berkeley and a BSEE from the University of Washington. Prior to starting Rune, Brian spent nearly five years at Verily Life...


023 – Jeff June

Jeff June is the founder and CEO of IschemiaCare. Jeff comes from a background in venture capital and private equity, and held the Forsythe Chair in Entrepreneurship at Miami University of Ohio. Top 3 Takeaways In 40% of stroke cases, the specific...


022 – Tom Hughes

Tom Hughes is the Senior Principal Advisor in Healthcare Economics and Reimbursement at Regulatory and Clinical Research Institute, Inc. He holds a J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law, and an undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Top 3...


An Astronomer’s Thoughts on Elon Musk, NASA, and Humanity’s Fundamental Questions

Dr. Kevin Luhman is a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Pennsylvania State University and a renowned astronomer for having discovered both the third closest stellar system, now called Luhman 16, and the coldest brown dwarf star ever found, which... The post An Astronomer’s Thoughts on Elon Musk, NASA, and Humanity’s Fundamental Questions appeared first on Loup Ventures.


021 – Cory Inman

Cory Inman is a Post Doctoral Fellow at Emory University’s Department of Neurosurgery, where he studies human memory and emotion. Cory holds a B.A. in Experimental Psychology from Georgia State University, and a Ph.D. in Psychology and M.A. in Psychology...


020 – Mary Beth Henderson

Mary Beth Henderson is the VP of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Systems at Regulatory and Clinical Research Institute, Inc. She holds a B.A. in Chemistry from Gustavus Adolphus College, an M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Northwestern University, and an MBA...


019 – Iris Coates McCall

Iris Coates McCall is a Neurotechnology Researcher at Neuroethics Canada, University of British Columbia. Iris holds a Bachelors of Arts and Science in Cognitive Science from McGill University, and a Masters of Bioethics from Johns Hopkins. Top 3 Takeaways There are three...


A Conversation on Tech Addiction with Sean Higgins Part 2

Sean Higgins is the founder and CEO of BetterYou, a product that “nudges” you to make better decisions and work toward your goals. He is also an entrepreneur in residence at Techstars, a partner at Router Ventures, and previously founded...


A Conversation on Tech Addiction with Sean Higgins Part 1

Sean Higgins is the founder and CEO of BetterYou, a product that “nudges” you to make better decisions and work toward your goals. He is also an entrepreneur in residence at Techstars, a partner at Router Ventures, and previously founded...


018 – Eric Menees

Eric Menees is the CEO of Hexis. He received his Bachelors from UT Austin with a triple-major in Mechanical Engineering, Biochemistry, and Neuroscience Scholars. Top 3 Takeaways Hexis is building real-time emotion modeling technology. The success of wearables will depend on nuanced combinations...


017 – Ana Maiques

Ana Maiques is the CEO of Neuroelectrics. She completed her Bachelors in Economics at the Universitat de Barcelona and an MBA at London Metropolitan University. Top 3 Takeaways Neurotechnology companies can sell research tools as a way to gain expertise and develop...


014 – AJ Keller

AJ Keller is co-founder and CEO of Neurosity, which is building consumer brain-computer interfaces. AJ has worked extensively on many parts of BCI pipelines, and helped design and build the WiFi Shield for OpenBCI. Top 3 Takeaways OpenBCI was a critical innovation for...


013 – Ladan Jiracek, Manfred Franke, and Doug Clinton

Ladan Jiracek is the creator of the Neural Implant Podcast. He’s currently a Laboratory Technician in Dr. Kevin Otto’s lab at the University of Florida. Ladan completed his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah, and his M.Sc...


012 – Jo Jo Platt

Jo Jo Platt is the President and Cofounder of Platt & Associates, Inc., and Strategic Relations Consultant for the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. Top 3 Takeaways Bioelectronic Medicine treatments have a number of distinct advantages over drug-based treatments from both medical...


011 – E.J. Chichilnisky

Dr. E.J. Chichilnisky is a Professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford University, where he and his lab are developing a retinal prosthesis. E.J. completed his B.S. in Mathematics at Princeton University, and his Masters in Mathematics and Ph.D. in Neuroscience at...


010 – Matt Angle

Dr. Matt Angle is the CEO and founder of Paradromics, a brain-computer interface company developing high-bandwidth implantable neural interfaces. Matt completed his B.S. in Biology at Carnegie Melon University and his Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the Max Planck Institute. Top 3...