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Eugene Goldfield

Eugene Goldfield


Eugene C. Goldfield



Research Scientist
Children’s Hospital Boston

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Personal Statement

Eugene C. Goldfield, Research Scientist at Children’s Hospital Boston, on the faculty of the Center for Behavioral Science at Harvard Medical School and associate faculty in the new Harvard University Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.

He is a long-standing investigator in the Children’s Hospital Boston Developmental Disabilities Research Center. His research interests include infant action-perception, especially as it relates to understanding clinical populations. He has, most recently, been developing medical devices for assisting development of prematurely born infants, and infants who have open heart surgery. The devices include a computer-controlled milk bottle for treating infants with feeding problems, and sensor-guided robotic orthotic devices to assist developmentally-delayed infants in exploring their environment. He has been awarded several research grants from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, as well as from private foundations, including the American Heart Association. His other interests include a passion for classical music and jazz, and astronomy.

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