Awards & Press


Winner: Alfred Mann Foundation Scientist of the Year (2004)
Winner: World Technology Network Award, London (2000)
Winner: Discover Magazine, 1st Place in Assistive Technology (1999)
Winner: Atlanta Magazine Health Care Heroes Award (1999)


Click Research for list of scientific publication ScienceĀ· Nature

  • U.S. News and World Report
  • Washington Post
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Chicago Tribune
  • USA Today
  • Forbes
  • San Francisco Chronicle
  • Boston Globe
  • Wired Magazine
  • Newsday
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Seattle Times
  • New Scientist
  • Atlanta Magazine
  • The Sciences
  • Creative Loafing (Atlanta)
  • The Sciences

Radio Broadcasts

  • National Public Radio “All Things Considered”
  • Metro Source Radio
  • Associated Press Radio Network

Television Programs

  • PBS 22nd Century
  • ABC World News Tonight
  • Dateline NBC
  • CNN Headline News
  • ABC Good Morning America
  • NBC News
  • BBC World News
  • Tokyo Broadcasting System
  • PBS “Frontiers of Medicine”
  • Discovery Channel (Canada)
  • The Learning Channel
  • Fox Network
  • Associated Press Television
  • Swedish Television
  • Brazilian TV
  • RTL German TV
  • Detroit News

Earlier Press Comments

“Kennedy’s neurotrophic electrode gives completely paralyzed people a new way to communicate.”
Discover Magazine, on the Brain Communicator – July 1999

“Thanks to a device designed by Kennedy, an Atlanta neurologist, [Patient] Ray can manipulate a computer cursor with his thoughts.”
U.S. News & World Report, on the Brain Communicator – January 10, 2000

“A significant contribution for individuals with severely debilitating diseases, such as ALS and high-level spinal cord injury.”
National Institutes of Health, on the Muscle Communicator – Aug 2002