NeuroLux

Our Team

Tony has over 30 years of experience in technology development, with thirteen years as a key member of the Rogers Research Group and currently director of the Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics at Northwestern University. He is co-inventor on numerous patents and co-founder of NeuroLux and Wearifi.

Anthony Banks

CEO and Co-Founder

John is a world-renowned material scientist and engineer whose career has spanned from MIT to Harvard, Bell Labs, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and now Northwestern University. He is the first Director of the Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics, which was elevated to the Institute of Bioelectronics in 2019 through an additional contribution to the endowment by Kimberly Querrey and Louis Simpson, trustees at Northwestern University.

John Rogers

Co-Founder

Rob’s lab at Washington University in St. Louis utilizes a combination of behavioral studies, patch clamp electrophysiology, optogenetics, molecular and genetic approaches to understand the circuits, cells, and signaling pathways involved in nervous system plasticity that underlies the development of chronic pain.

Robert Gereau

Co-Founder

Michael is a professor at the University of Washington, following many years of leading a cutting-edge lab at Washington University in St. Louis. His lab focuses on understanding how brain circuits are wired, how they communicate with one another, and in dissecting the neural basis of stress, emotion and reward.

Michael Bruchas

Co-Founder

Rooz has published over 100 academic papers and is inventor on over 50 patents issued. He joined the Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics (QSIB) at Northwestern University in May 2017 where he is the Director of Translational Research and Research Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Rooz is co-founder and CEO of Epicore Biosystems, a QSIB spin-out commercializing wearable microfluidics technology.

Roozbeh Ghaffari

Chief Technology Officer

Cameron joined the NeuroLux team as Chief Research Officer in 2021 to expand research and product development of new implantable device technology. Prior to NeuroLux, he was a Senior Research Scientist with the United States Army running a research program focused on sleep and motor neurocircuitry. He is leading an effort to integrate physiological recording capabilities into our product pipeline and advises our customers on best surgical practices.

Cameron Good

Chief Research Officer

Gisela has more than 7 years of experience with optics and optical fibers. At NeuroLux, she leads our quality control and characterization of light output from our implantable devices.

Gisela Galmiche

Research Engineer

Anthony Banks has over 30 years of experience in academic research, with thirteen years as a member of the Rogers Research Group at University of Illinois and currently as a key member of the Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics. He has co-authored more than 20 publications during this time. 

Abby Ernst

Director of Operations

Allie received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2018 and her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2019. She is excited to apply her innovating thinking, creativity, and adaptability at NeuroLux, where she joined the team as the Sales & Marketing Director in 2021.

Allie Trueb

Director of Sales and Marketing

Maria joined NeuroLux as a research engineer in 2020 following graduation from the University of Minnesota. She leads our customer support and beta testing efforts of upcoming technology, as well as testing unique cage configurations for customers. Most recently, Maria is spearheading the development of our optofluidics devices.

Maria Stanslaski

Research Engineer

Yaner joined our team as an Electrical Engineer in 2021 after gaining experience as a software testing engineer specializing in portable smart devices. He has also used his engineering expertise to design electrical and computer engineering-based projects for students of different age ranges. At NeuroLux, Yaner oversees device fabrication and design as well as research of numerous upcoming devices. 

Yaner Chen

Electrical Engineer

After working on smart light fixtures during an internship at Cooper Lighting Solutions, Daniel joined our team as an Electrical Engineer in 2021. Daniel works with Maria on the Support Team, and also leads development of the upcoming pacemaker device.

Daniel Madry

Electrical Engineer

Q is a post-doctoral researcher at NeuroLux and the Querrey Simpson Institute for Bioelectronics (QSIB). Minkyu received his Ph.D. from Seoul National University in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in 2021. His research interests include optogenetics and biomaterials, where he enjoys constructing new devices for our collaborators.

Minkyu Lee

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ehab joined the NeuroLux team as a research assistant to gain experience in the biotech field and has quickly learned many of the NeuroLux engineering processes. Ehab aspires to attend medical school in the near future and is currently working on the animal research side, honing his skills in device implantation.

Ehab Abdelhamid

Research Assistant

Keith is studying to obtain his Bachelor’s in Neuroscience at Northwestern University and intends to pursue medical school upon graduation. He was a bioelectronics research fellow in QSIB at Northwestern University where he helped prototype an implantable cortical imaging device. At NeuroLux, Keith assists in the research and development of our devices and leads our implantation research.

Keith Kilner

Research Assistant