Dr. Michael M. Merzenich
Michael M. Merzenich, Ph.D., a director of Scientific Learning Corporation, is also the Francis A. Sooy Chair of Otolaryngology in the Keck Center for Integrative Neurosciences at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center.
He is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, for his work on brain plasticity. He is a graduate of the University of Portland and obtained his doctoral degree from Johns Hopkins.
Merzenich has been awarded more than 50 patents and has contributed his software development skills to several therapeutic training programs. Among his awards are the international IPSEN and Zülch Prizes.
Merzenich is also the chief scientific officer of Posit Science, which strives to improve the brain health of people of all ages by using effective, non-invasive tools that engage the brain’s natural plasticity