Alex Acosta

Head Clinical Neurotechnology Research Assistant

Massachusetts General Hospital

Alex works as a clinical neurotechnology research assistant for Massachusetts General Hospital, helping coordinate the research goals of the Brown University researchers with the restorative goals of the BrainGate clinical trial participants. This involves visiting participants to collect neural signal data and test different functionalities of the BrainGate system.

Alex earned a B.A. with majors in Neuroscience and Linguistics from Boston University in 2022. He worked for two years at the Speech Neuroscience Lab at Boston University, which involved computational modelling of feedforward and feedback speech motor control. Alex wishes to spend his career developing the speech prosthesis for those who struggle to speak.

Partner Institutions

Brown Emory University Harvard Medical School MGH Stanford School of Medicine University of California, Davis DVA