Dr. Edward Flynn
Dr. Flynn is an expert in several diverse fields including nuclear physics, brain research and cancer research . He was a Laboratory Fellow at Los Alamos, awarded due to his innovative research programs, where he founded the Biophysics group and received a Distinguished Performance Award. He was awarded the von Humboldt prize for Senior American Scientists in 1980 for nuclear physics and a Wellcome Trust Award for brain research in 1990. He is an expert in magnetoencephalography for brain imaging and was selected by U.S. Senator Pete Domenici to be the Founding Director of the MIND Institute in 2000. Dr. Flynn founded Senior Scientific, LLC to develop new methods for early detection of disease using targeted magnetic nanoparticles and highly sensitive magnetic detectors (SQUIDs). He has received five grants from the NIH for this research in areas ranging from Alzheimer’s Disease to cancer detection. His company, Senior Scientific, is the only program in the world conducting this type of research and recently has been selected to present aspects of results at NCI Translational Science meetings.