Nia Therapeutics is a team of visionary scientists, engineers and clinicians dedicated to improving human memory using safe, secure neurotechnology.
Founder, CEO, CTO
Dr. Rizzuto developed Nia's core technology at the University of Pennsylvania as part of the DARPA Restoring Active Memory Project. He completed his doctorate in the neuroscience of human memory at Brandeis University, his postdoctoral training in brain-machine interfaces at Caltech.
Chief Software Architect
Daniel is an expert in developing secure, scalable, high-volume software systems. Before Nia, he worked at MIT Lincoln Lab developing cybersecurity technologies, where he won the R&D 100 award. He previously co-founded two software companies, both acquired.
Founder & Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board
Mike is the Edmund and Louise Kahn Term Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania and the co-inventor of Nia’s core technology. Mike received the Troland Award and the Warren Medal for his discoveries in human memory and neuroscience.
Principal Software Developer
Chris is a full-stack software engineer with over 20 years of experience involving user interfaces, communication, databases, security, operations, and regulatory compliance. Chris was previously the director of technology at MD Connect.
Implantable Systems Engineer
Sr. Embedded Software Engineer
Josh Kahn is an experienced embedded software engineer who previously worked in the robotics and energy storage industries. He received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology.
Principal Electrical Engineer
Dr. Hu has a PhD in biomedical engineering and extensive experience developing implantable neurostimulation systems for neurological disorders. He previously
developed neurostimulators for chronic pain, and visual prosthetics for the blind.
Professor of Neurosurgery, Emory University
Royal Academy Chair in Emerging Technology at Oxford University
Professor of Neurology and Director of TBI Clinical Research, University of Pennsylvania
Professor of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania
Chief Executive Officer, Alfred Mann Foundation
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center