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About Yuri Danilov
Yuri P. Danilov is a neuroscientist with over 25 years experience in research on brain function and the special senses, including vision, taste, hearing and balance. Dr. Danilov is the lead discoverer of the balance retention effect, lead development of the specific training regimens, and continues to identify potential clinical and non-clinical application of neuromodulation and sensory substitution technology. Dr. Danilov received the M.S. degree in biophysics, in 1978, from St. Petersburg University in Russia and the Ph.D. degree in neuroscience, in 1984, from the Pavlov Institute of Physiology, Russian Academy of Science. Dr. Danilov was Senior Scientist (11/00 – 12/04) and Director of Clinical Research at Wicab, Inc., where he oversaw both conceptual development for the BrainPort system as well as its clinical testing. His interest areas are neuroplasticity, neurorehabilitation, human performance, and human sensory systems.