Chief Scientific Officer
Leslie S. Prichep, PhD is the Chief Scientific Officer of BrainScope, where she directs the Company’s scientific research and algorithm development efforts using machine learning and artificial intelligence to identify scientifically validated biomarkers of traumatic brain injury and concussion. She is also responsible for the scientific integrity of the product.
Dr. Prichep came to BrainScope from a significant academic tenure as a neuroscientist at NYU School of Medicine where she was the Director of the Brain Research Laboratories (BRL) and Professor of Psychiatry. The BrainScope platform has at its core, technology she co-developed while at BRL and which they licensed from NYU.
Dr. Prichep is highly respected and known as a pioneering innovator in quantitative electrophysiology and clinically applied translational research in a number of brain-related disease states including traumatic brain injury, dementia, addiction, depression, and schizophrenia. Dr. Prichep has over 150 peer-reviewed publications, with another 55 book chapters, books, published proceedings and monographs, holds a number of patents and is considered one of the preeminent research scientist in the field of computerized electrophysiological. In recognition of her contribution to neurotechnology development, Dr. Prichep was elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors in 2019.
Dr. Prichep has been working with BrainScope since its inception in 2006.