John P. Donoghue is the founding Chairman of the Department of Neuroscience at Brown, and directs the Brown Institute for Brain Science in Rhode Island, USA (http://brainscience.brown.edu). He will take a one year sabbatical from Brown in 2015 during which he will be devoted to his position as Head of the Wyss Center.
"The biotechnology and life sciences industry is entering a tremendous phase of growth with new discoveries beginning to make their impact globally for human health and well being.
The vision of the Campus and the principles on which the Center is founded create a unique opportunity to help contribute to, and reshape, how we think about biotechnology and life sciences in the context of modern science, business and sustainable development. I am excited to be part of this new initiative, to maximize collaboration, and to join other teams at Campus Biotech to revolutionize the sector." said John P. Donoghue.
John P. Donoghue is one of the most recognised researchers in the neuroengineering field. He has won numerous awards, such as the 2007 KJ Zülch Prize, the highest European distinction for neurological research. He skilfully combines the qualities of a scientist, engineer and manager, for example by coordinating the multidisciplinary team behind the ground-breaking prototype neural interface known as Brain
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