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Ricardo Gil da Costa, Ph.D.

Ricardo Gil da Costa, Ph.D.

C.E.O. Neuroverse, Inc. Creating the future of Brain Interfaces.

Neuroverse’s C.E.O., Dr. Gil-da-Costa holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Biology, and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Neurosciences – Biomedical Sciences. For the last 19 years, his pursuit of how the mind and brain work led him to behavioral field studies in Africa and Central America and neurophysiology laboratory research from Harvard University to the National Institutes of Health, where for 5 years he held a double affiliation at the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. His research has been distinguished with multiple awards, such as the Donald B. Lindsley Prize for Behavioral Neuroscience, featured in Nature Neuroscience and selected for the Society for Neuroscience 2012 Hot Topics List. Altogether, his research has contributed seminal findings on the evolutionary and neural foundations of human cognition and language, which are now incorporated in neurosciences reference textbooks and university curriculae. In the last 10 years, Dr. Gil-da-Costa’s work has focused on translational research, developing novel brain imaging methods and brain-machine interfaces. First at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, where these endeavors led to the development of several US patents and to co-founding Neuroverse. Dr. Gil-da-Costa is a reviewer for a wide variety of scientific journals and a science advisor for the Science and Entertainment Exchange, a program of the National Academy of Sciences, and for the National Academies Keck Future Initiatives, participating in the authorship of the interdisciplinary research team report on brain-computer interfaces, integrated in the volume “The Informed Brain in a Digital World”.

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