Shelley Fried, PhD

Research Investigator Profile

Shelley Fried, PhD

Shelley Fried, PhD

Instructor, Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Assistant in Neuroscience, Department of Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

Research Scientist, Center for Innovative Visual Rehabilitation, Boston VA Healthcare System

Research Description

Lab interests include: (1) understanding how and why neurons respond to artificial (prosthetic) stimulation, (2) the development of new stimulation methods that provide precise control over neuronal responses, and (3) the development of new stimulation technologies.

Diseases studied


Research in the lab is directed towards treatment of retinal degenerative diseases such as macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa as well as Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders.

NCBI PubMed link

Phone number

Email address

Lab mailing address

617-726-3888

fried.shelley@mgh.harvard.edu

Simches Research Building
185 Cambridge Street, Room 3824
Boston, MA 02114

Lab website