• David Dolby Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Physiology, and Psychiatry at UC San Francisco; and Founder and Executive Director of Neuroscape

    Technology Meets Neuroscience—Creating Closed-Loop Systems to Enhance Brain Function

    We are proud to present Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD, as one of our 2020 featured speakers.

    Dr. Gazzaley is the David Dolby Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Physiology, and Psychiatry at UC San Francisco and the Founder and Executive Director of Neuroscape, a translational neuroscience center engaged in technology creation and scientific research of novel brain assessment and optimization approaches. Gazzaley is also co-founder and Chief Science Advisor of Akili Interactive, a company developing therapeutic video games; Sensync, a company creating the first Sensory Immersion Vessel; and JAZZ Venture Partners, a venture capital firm investing in experiential technology to improve human performance.

    He has been a scientific advisor for over a dozen companies including Apple, GE, Nielsen, and Deloitte. He has filed multiple patents, authored over 140 scientific articles, and delivered over 675 invited presentations around the world. He wrote and hosted the nationally televised PBS special “The Distracted Mind with Dr. Adam Gazzaley,and co-authored the 2016 MIT Press book The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World,” winner of the 2017 PROSE Award. Gazzaley is the recipient of the 2015 Society for Neuroscience – Science Educator Award.

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