Erik Viirre

Physician
UC San Diego
Participates in 2 items
Eric Viirre, MD, PhD, is the Medical and Technical Director of the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE and the Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE. He is Adjunct Professor in the UCSD Departments of Neurosciences, Surgery and Cognitive Science. His clinical specialties are vertigo, balance problems and tinnitus. He treats people with disorders such as Migraine, Meniere’s Disease, inner ear infections and Benign Positional Vertigo (BPV). Dr Viirre’s scientific interests include vision, hearing and the vestibular system and higher cognitive function where he is extensively published in the scientific literature. At the Arthur C Clarke Center for Human Imagination, Dr Viirre is a Scholar-in-Residence. He has done research for the National Institutes of Health, the United States Navy, DARPA and NASA. Dr. Viirre is an experienced technology developer with numerous patents and completed engineering projects. He is a consultant for groups such as the XPRIZE Foundation, the National Academy of Science and a variety of medical and computer technology companies. He has participated in a variety of start-up companies, including Zero G Corporation, and Otosound LLC, which is bringing to market technology for treatment of tinnitus that he developed and patented at UCSD.

Sessions in which Erik Viirre participates

Sunday August 19, 2018

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