BRIAN LITT, M.D.
Brian is motivated to improve the lives of his patients and their families by understanding, visualizing and rapidly acting on research and clinical data. He sees first hand every day the impact of ineffective data management on patient care.
Brian is Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania. Brian is an internationally recognized expert in Neuroengineering, specifically hardware, algorithms, machine learning, and high-speed computing for Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) devices. Brian received an A.B. in Engineering and Applied Science from Harvard University, and completed his M.D. and Neurology training at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Brian has held faculty appointments at Johns Hopkins, Emory University, and Georgia Institute of Technology prior to coming to Penn, where he also is the Director of the Penn Epilepsy Center. He has been involved in the development of multiple FDA-approved neuromodulation devices currently used in clinical practice to treat epilepsy and other neurologic diseases. Brian serves on the editorial board of Science Translational Medicine and is an advisor to the White House BRAIN Initiative.