Max Krucoff, MD


The George Washington University School of Medicine, MD, with distinction, 2013
Northwestern University, McCormick School of Engineering, BS, cum laude, Biomedical Engineering with minor in Jazz studies, 2009

Honors & Awards

  • NINDS R25 Research Education Grant, 2016-2017
  • Best Researcher, Duke Neurosurgery, 2016
  • Best Researcher, Duke Neurosurgery, 2015
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2012
  • Medical Student Scholarship to the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), 2011
  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Medical Student Summer Research Scholarship, 2010
  • Chamber Music America New Jazz Works Grant ($20,000) with the Moshier-Lebrun Collective, 2010
  • Best Research Award, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2007
  • Departmental Honors, Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2007
  • Top Jazz Ensemble, Northwestern University, 2007
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, 2005 – present


Research Interests

Brain-machine interfacing; the mind-body connection; neuroplasticity; neuroregeneration; and neurorehabilitation. I am currently doing post-doctoral work in the laboratory of  Dr. Miguel Nicolelis.


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