Events

January 2013
Science Career’s selects “Building Up Brazilian Brain Research” by Susan Gaidos as one of the top stories in 2012.

March 2012
Dr. Miguel Nicolelis has been chosen to receive GLOBE’s highest honor as “2011 Personality of the Year” as part of its 2011 Making a Difference Awards. GLOBE’s decision was based on Dr. Nicolelis’ scientific advances in neuroprosthetics and his far-reaching efforts toward improving education, health care and scientific enterprise in northern Brazil.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011
11:30 a.m. Florida Hospital Distinguished Lecture Series – Dr. Miguel Nicolelis, Author of BEYOND BOUNDARIES: The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines-and How It Will Change Our Lives, will be speaking at Florida Hospital on new groundbreaking research that is connecting brains with machines.

6:30 p.m. Tampa Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) – Dr. Miguel Nicolelis, award-winning scientist and physician with Duke University, will be speaking at MOSI on new groundbreaking research that is connecting brains with machines.

May 2011
Announcing Upcoming International Release Dates for Beyond Boundaries: Brazil – June 2011, Japan – August 2011, Korea – September 2011!

Sunday, April 10, 2011
TO THE BEST OF OUR KNOWLEDGE, a radio broadcast by Wisconsin Public Radio/Public Radio International, will interview Dr. Nicolelis for a show on the relationship between the brain and technology. http://www.wpr.org/book/index.cfm

Tuesday, March 29, 2011, 11:00 pm ET
Dr. Nicolelis will discuss his new book, Beyond Boundaries, with The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart Watch the Interview.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 6:30 pm
Rose Audiorium, Cooper Union College, New York. Award-winning neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis shows how the long-sought merger of brains with machines is about to become a world-changing reality, http://cooper.edu/news-events/events/beyond-boundaries/.

Friday March 18, 2011
Miguel Nicolelis Discusses Brain-Machine Connections in Live, Interactive Webcast March 18
http://news.duke.edu/2011/03/nicolelis_oh.html. Listen to the full recorded version on the Duke on Demand site: http://ondemand.duke.edu/video/27068/miguel-nicolelis-on-brain-mach

Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 11:06 a.m.
(ET) NPR’s Diane Rehm will host a live interview with award-winning neuroscientist, Miguel Nicolelis, whose work with primates has uncovered a new method for capturing brain function. It is paving the way for a cure for Parkinson’s disease, new ways of treating paralysis, and using brain waves to control everything from transportation to manufacturing. Listen to a recording of the interview at http://thedianerehmshow.org/audio-player?nid=13851.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 1:00 pm ET - “THINK” on Dallas NPR affiliate KERA-FM 90.1.
Jeff Whittington interviews Miguel Nicolelis about his new book “Beyond Boundaries,” the latest neuroscience research linking brains to machines, and implications for the future.