Jessy Dorn, Ph.D.

Dr. Dorn joined Second Sight in November 2006. As Vice President of Clinical and Scientific Affairs, she leads the effort to understand and improve the artificial vision created by the Orion and Argus II Systems. Her work encompasses clinical research strategy, principles of neurostimulation, low vision outcome measures, and human visual psychophysics. Prior to joining Second Sight she worked as an Assistant Curator at the California Science Center and as a freelance science writer. She received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from UCLA, studying primate visual cortex, and her BA in Biology from the University of Chicago.