Vamsidhar Chavakula, MD

Neurosurgery Resident

Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Boston Children’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Visiting Scientist in Engineering

Brown University

Vamsi’s interests at BrainGate lie in the realm of understanding the neural basis for three dimensional motion and complex hand movements for application in real-time control of robotic prosthetic limbs.

Dr. Chavakula received his B.S. with honors in Electrical Engineering and Biology from the California Institute of Technology in 2008. He graduated with his M.D. cum laude from Harvard Medical School in 2012. He is currently a resident in Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard.

Partner Institutions

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