Nobel Conference Presenter on MPR Monday

Posted on September 29th, 2011 by

Dr. John P. Donoghue

Dr. John P. Donoghue, one of eight presenters at the upcoming 47th annual Nobel Conference, will appear on Minnesota Public Radio’s Midmorning show with host Kerri Miller from 9-10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3.

Donoghue is the Henry Merritt Wriston Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Brown University, Director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science, and a Senior Career Research Scientist of the Rehabilitation R&D Service with the Department of Veterans Affairs. For more than 20 years, Donoghue has conducted research on brain computer interfaces and his laboratory is internationally recognized as a leader in the field. In 2007, he won the K.J. Zulch Prize, Germany’s highest honor for neurological research.

Donoghue received an A.B. from Boston University in 1971, an M.S. in anatomy from the University of Vermont in 1976, and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Brown University in 1979. Donoghue is scheduled to deliver his Nobel Conference presentation at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5.

For more information about this year’s Nobel Conference, go online to To listen live to Donoghue’s Monday interview with MPR, go online to



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