Society for Brain Mapping & Therapeutics and and Brain Mapping Foundation
Twitter : Neuroscientist, Chairman and Scientific Director of SBMT
Babak Kateb, MD is a neuroscientist with more than 20 years of research experience. His research has been focused on introduction of game changing diagnostics and therapeutics into clinical neuroscience. Dr. Kateb is founding chairman and CEO of the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT), President and Scientific Director of the Brain Mapping Foundation and Director of National Center for Nano-Bio-Electronics and Director of Brain Technology and Innovation Park (BTIP); He is a recipient of NASA Tech Brief Award (2011) for his pioneering work on sniffing cancer cells using NASA’s electronic nose and the SBMT Pioneer in Medicine Award (2015) for designing an FDA-approved device for microwaving cancer. He has edited two textbooks: “Textbook of Nanoneuroscience and Nanoneurosurgery”, and “Neurophotonic and Brain Mapping”. He has been involved in global neuroscience legislation/policies. He has chaired 7 briefings on Brain Mapping at the US Congress, chaired brain mapping days at the Canadian (2012) and Australian (2016) Parliaments. He has been one of the key players in President Obama’s BRAIN initiative and co-author of the G20 summit/Neuroscience-20, and author of BTIP Initiative.