Brian holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He has co-authored numerous scientific articles based on his previous research in the field of brain-computer interfaces and functional electrical stimulation. He is also passionate about making scientific advances easily accessible to the public.
Familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) leads to the formation and accumulation of abnormal protein clumps or amyloids. This accumulation can cause issues in a number of different organs including the ... Read more
Having a chronic progressive disorder such as familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) can be both stressful and isolating. Recreational therapy is a form of treatment that may provide both physical ... Read more
Familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) is a rare genetic disease that results in the buildup of amyloid fibrils, or protein clumps, in organs that include the kidneys. When this accumulation ... Read more
People with familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) may well have problems with their kidneys. Without treatment, these can lead to serious complications. How does FAP cause problems with kidneys? FAP ... Read more
A majority of familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) patients report problems with their digestive system. Here is some information about how FAP affects the digestive system, and tips on how to manage ... Read more
Fatigue is defined as extended periods of exhaustion or lack of energy and can be a symptom for patients with neuromuscular disorders such as familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP). Fatigue can ... Read more
Familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) is known to affect a person’s quality of life, particularly through the damage it can do to the autonomic nervous system, which controls and regulates without conscious ... Read more