Ricardo Gil-da-Costa Ph.D.

Neurophysiologist and Entrepreneur Co-founder & C.E.O. of Neuroverse®, Inc.

Ricardo Gil-da-Costa is a neuroscientist and entrepreneur whose pursuit of how the mind and brain work has led him over the last 19 years from field studies in Africa and Central America to neurophysiology research at Harvard University, the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Dr. Gil-da Costa’s research on the neural foundations and evolution of human cognition and language has been distinguished with multiple awards, such as the Donald B. Lindsley Prize for Behavioral Neuroscience, featured on the cover of Nature Neuroscience and incorporated in neurosciences textbooks and university curriculae. 

Dr. Gil-da-Costa’s passion for developing translational solutions to rising mental health and wellness problems has motivated him over the last 9 years, to focus on actionable neurotechnologies to impact mental performance and the prevention and treatment of brain disorders. These endeavors led to several US and international patents and to founding Neuroverse® Inc., where he leads a team committed to bringing a novel brain interface system into everyday life, the BrainStation®.

Dr. Gil-da-Costa is a reviewer for various leading scientific journals and an advisor for the U.S. National Academy of Sciences – Science and Entertainment Exchange, the National Academies Keck Future Initiatives, and for the Bankinter Innovation Foundation Future Trends Forum.