BrainGate research team wins $1M award

October 16, 2013
Researchers win $1 million award in Isreal
Interdisciplinary team garners international honors

Arto Nurmikko, left, and John Donoghue receive the B.R.A.I.N. Prize from President Peres at a brain science technology conference in Israel Oct. 15, 2013.

Credit: Brown University News Service/Chen Galili

A team of Brown researchers has been awarded the $1 million Moshe Mirilashvili Memorial Fund B.R.A.I.N. prize for their work on BrainGate, a neural interface that has allowed people with paralysis to move objects with their minds. Read more...