Jannis Brea

User Experience Designer

Brown University

Jannis works as a User Experience (UX) designer, where she leads the effort to one day allow participants and caregivers to independently operate the BrainGate system on-demand.

With over 8 years of professional experience in startup and large healthcare companies, Jannis focuses on bringing human-centered design and software development process to the BrainGate team at Brown University.

Jannis received her A.B. in Neurobiology from Harvard University. As an undergrad she studied how critical periods in auditory development affect language acquisition with the Hensch Lab at Harvard and the Hessler lab at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Tokyo.

Partner Institutions

Brown Case Western Reserve University MGH Stanford School of Medicine DVA