Thomas Deuel is a neuroscientist, sound artist, and neurologist.  The creation of the StudioLab reflects his desire to combine his interests and skills in understanding brain physiology with those of music composition and sound art.


2012- present Neurologist/Neurophysiology – Swedish Neuroscience Inst., Seattle WA

2014- present Affiliate Professor – Digital and Experimental Arts (DXArts), U. Wash.


Princeton University                                     B.A.                1990-1994     Molecular Biology, Music

Harvard Medical School/M.I.T.                     M.D.                1997-2006     Medicine

Harvard Medical School                               Ph.D.              1999-2004     Neurobiology

Yale-New Haven Hospital                            Internship        2006-2007     Internal Medicine

New England Conservatory                         Jazz Program  2007-2011     Jazz Composition, Jazz Performance

Partners Healthcare (MGH/BWH)                Residency       2007-2010     Neurology Residency

Beth Israel-Deaconess Medical  Center       Fellowship      2010-2011     Neurophysiology (Epilepsy/EEG)

U. of Washington, Harborview Hospital        Fellowship      2011-2012     Neurophysiology (Epilepsy/EEG)


2016           The Encephalophone Ensemble (Group Performance), 9e2 Seattle festival of Art, Science and Technology, Seattle, WA

2016           Encephalophone (Solo Performance) Art Neureau festival May 2016, Seattle WA

2015           Dr. Gyrus and the Electric Sulci (Group Performance), Megapolis Audio Festival, Oakland and San Francisco, CA

2014           Talking Solar Oysters (Solo Exhibition), Palace Gallery Atrium, Georgetown Arts and Cultural Center, Seattle WA

2011            Aural Postcards of Benares (Solo Exhibition/Performance), Salon Sloppy, Boston MA

2010             Sense of Place (Solo Exhibition), Megapolis Audio Festival, Baltimore MD

2010             Parachute Dance (Two-Person Exhibition), Megapolis Audio Festival, Baltimore MD


2000               Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Neuroscience Course, Harvard Medical School

2000-2002      Head Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Neuroscience Course, Harvard Medical School

2011                Lecturer, Basics of Epilepsy for Residents, University of Washington

2012-present   Neurology clinical teaching for U. of WA medical students

2013                Guest Lecturer, DXArts 500 Graduate Seminar, University of Washington

2013                Graduate Student Mentor, DXArts 500 Graduate Seminar, U. of WA

2014                 Invited Speaker, Cerebrovascular Symposium, Swedish Neurosci. Inst.

2015                 Lecturer, DXArts 490: Art and Brain, University of Washington


1993-1994           Laboratory Assistant, Dept. of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Laboratory of Yashua Hiromi

1994-1997           Research Associate, Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, Columbia University, Laboratory of Eric Kandel

1998-1999           Research Assistant, Division of Neuroscience, Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Laboratory of Jeffrey Macklis

2001-2004           PhD Candidate, Program in Neuroscience, Laboratory of Christopher Walsh

2010-2011           Research Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital, Laboratory of Syd Cash

2011-2012           Research Fellow, University of Washington, Laboratory of Felix Darvas

2011-present       Director, DeuelingThumbs StudioLab