Claire Nicolas

Clinical Neurotechnology Research Assistant

Massachusetts General Hospital

Claire, as a Clinical Neurotechnology Research Assistant, visits the homes of participants to facilitate their use of the BrainGate system. She additionally collects data for various BrainGate projects that focus on improving methods for decoding neural signals relevant to body movement and using those signals to control computer cursors and robotic arms.

Claire received a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering with Distinctions from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. During her undergrad, Claire worked in the Human Computer Interaction Lab where she used functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) to model the left hemisphere of the brain during the language learning process in monolingual adults among other projects.

Partner Institutions

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