A Trailblazer in Neurotechnology Product Development
Battelle works at the intersection of neuroscience and engineering to develop novel devices that help people overcome devastating neurological damage and disorders. Our experts are pioneers in the delivery of enhanced brain function customized for each individual.
The World’s Best Academic Leaders
Our Neurotechnology team has 7 PhDs and 3 Masters with a combined total of 131 publications:
Publications on Decoding
Publications on Modulation/Sensing
Publications on Stimulation and Rehabilitation
Publications on Behavior
How We Make the Impossible Possible
Battelle NeuroLife® Technology
Disclaimer: The technology shown is investigational, not commercially available, and has not been approved or cleared for treatment, cure, or mitigation of any disease by the FDA. Results shown are from studies performed.
World-Class Transformative Solutions
Battelle can turn your idea into a reality. With nearly 4,000 patents and 400+ R&D 100 Awards, we know how to help organizations eliminate disruptive product development hurdles and reach new markets. Battelle provides quick, agile, and reliable services during the commercialization process, with a 100% FDA submission success rate for human centric design work.
Justin Sanchez, Ph.D.Battelle Technical FellowSanchez leads scientific advancement across our broad portfolio of life science offerings in medical devices, pharmaceutical research, biosecurity, and public health. So far, he has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers, authored two books on the design of neurotechnology, and holds seven patents.
Sam ColachisBiomedical Engineer
Colachis focuses on developing assistive technologies that improve the quality of life for individuals with physical or cognitive challenges. He is a key member of the Battelle NeuroLife® program and played a major role in the development and clinical execution of a neural bypass technology that restores conscious control of the fingers and hands to individuals with spinal cord injuries.
Dave Friedenberg, Ph.D.Principal Data Scientist & Neurotechnology, Ph.D.Dave is the team lead for machine learning/AI in the Advanced Analytics group at Battelle. His work focuses on applying statistical and machine learning algorithms to complex datasets and leading software teams for complex data processing systems.
Michael Darrow, Ph.D.Senior Biomedical EngineerMichael Darrow joined Battelle in October 2020 and currently serves as PI on various research projects utilizing neuromodulation as a Senior Biomedical Engineer. His career has been focused on the use of vagus nerve stimulation to enhance neuroplasticity and recovery after neurological injuries. He is now focused on developing and testing closed-loop wearable neuromodulation technologies to improve motor, sensory, and cognitive function following a range of neurological injuries and disorders and to enhance human performance. He holds a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Texas at Dallas in 2019.
Novel therapies are changing the face of medicine. Getting them safely to patients requires innovative drug delivery. When you encounter a challenge where the solution seems just out of reach, or you need a partner in innovation, Battelle’s scientists, engineers, human-centered designers, and world-class facilities can deliver your product to market with confidence.
Technology - For the first time ever, this wearable sleeve enables you to take real-time, high-resolution measurements of the nerves and muscles of the forearm. This technology is used in targeted stimulation interventions that recreate dexterous hand movements.
From concept innovation and human centric design of new products, to device commercialization, and more, Battelle forges the path for medical device development.