Brian Cohn Ph.D.

I'm a biologist with a penchant for product development—leveraging statistical modeling, machine learning research, and closed loop DSP hardware to solve issues in healthcare and biotechnology.

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For executives and entrepreneurs who want to incorporate elements of digital health into their product strategy, I provide strategic consulting, project contracting, and IP licensing of my existing products. Click to contact ✉️

Recent talks

Lifesciences Innovators Forum
Back to the virtual drawing board
A talk about techniques I've learned in pairing VR and AI for physical rehabilitation programs
Unity for Humanity 2020
Game design for neurophysiological studies
Presenting ways to turn clinical neuroscience projects into games that participants play
IEEE Artificial Intelligence & Virtual Reality
Academic research talk about the Follower-Effect perceptual illusion in VR, and ways to leverage the effect towards gameplay mechanics and accesibility design in VR.

I have multiple roles:

  1. Director of Research at ObvioHealth.
  2. Chief Scientist at Kaspect.
  3. Co-Founder of Adventure Biofeedback.

My recent projects include:

  1. A robot that learns to walk on its own using tendons. Nature Machine Intelligence, 2020
    "Autonomous functional movements in a tendon-driven limb via limited experience" Check out the supplemental videos!
  2. An algorithm that analyzes neurophysiology from muscle signals.
  3. An AI tool for speech-language pathologists.
  4. A VR game mechanic that redesigns targets based on the player's ability

I collaborate with cutting-edge researchers and clinicians in hospitals, universities, and biotechnology companies to make digital health solutions more accessible. Besides my work, I enjoy chipotle adobo sauce, slightly burnt garlic, and sweet hot cocoa (not all together).

Get in touch

Open to consulting, keynote speaking, collaborations, and projects!

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