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CNTR Co-Director appointed as Division Chief for the Clinical Neurophysiology Division at Massachusetts General Hospital

Feb 14, 2024

Celebrating Prof. Sydney S. Cash as the New Division Chief for Clinical Neurophysiology at Massachusetts General Hospital

Prof. Sydney S. Cash has been appointed as the Division Chief for the Clinical Neurophysiology Division at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). The announcement, made in conjunction with honoring the service of Prof. Andy Cole, signals a new chapter in the hospital's esteemed neurology department.

At the celebratory event, many discussions ensued about the promising future under Prof. Cash's leadership. Assistant Prof. Alice Lam, Associate Prof. Marcello Matiello, and Prof. Andy Cole joined Prof. Cash in sharing insights into the exciting prospects ahead for the division. As Prof. Sydney S. Cash assumes his new role at the Clinical Neurophysiology Division, the hospital and the broader medical community eagerly anticipate the strides that will be made under his leadership. 

Prof. Cash's research focuses on cortical microphysiology, delving into the mechanisms of diseases such as epilepsy and exploring innovative ways to interface with the brain to enhance the lives of individuals grappling with seizures, paralysis, and other neurological challenges.

Prof. Cash is the Co-Director of the Center for Neurotechnology and Neurorecovery, the Director of the Cash Lab and also holds the position of Assistant Professor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School. Prof. Cash graduated with both MD and PhD degrees from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He later completed his Neurology residency and served as Chief Resident at MGH and Brigham and Women's Hospital. 

The appointment of Prof. Cash to lead the Clinical Neurophysiology Division at MGH is met with widespread enthusiasm and optimism. Colleagues and peers express confidence in his ability to further elevate the division's status as a hub of groundbreaking research and clinical excellence.

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