Edward Boyden named inaugural Y. Eva Tan Professor in Neurotechnology | MIT News

Photos of Y. Eva Tan (left) and McGovern investigator Edward Boyden (right)
March 6, 2018

Neuroengineering leader appointed to new professorship at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research.

Julie Pryor | McGovern Institute for Brain Research
March 5, 2018, MIT News


Edward S. Boyden, a member of MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research and the Media Lab, and an associate professor of brain and cognitive sciences and biological engineering at MIT, has been appointed the inaugural Y. Eva Tan Professor in Neurotechnology. The new professorship has been established at the McGovern Institute by K. Lisa Yang in honor of her daughter Y. Eva Tan.

“We are thrilled Lisa has made a generous investment in neurotechnology and the McGovern Institute by creating this new chair,” says Robert Desimone, director of the McGovern Institute. “Ed’s body of work has already transformed neuroscience and biomedicine, and this chair will help his team to further develop revolutionary tools that will have a profound impact on research worldwide.”


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