Dr. Eric Halgren
Board of Directors Member
Dr. Halgren co-founded CorTechs, the predecessor company to CorTechs Labs, with Dr. Anders Dale in 1996. Dr. Halgren served as President of CorTechs until 2005, and was Principal Investigator of Small Business Innovation Research grants to CorTechs and CorTechs Labs concerning automated quantification of human brain structure and function, totaling five million dollars. Currently, Dr. Halgren is Professor of Radiology, Neurosciences and Psychiatry at the University of California at San Diego. He is Vice Chair for Basic Research in the Department of Neurosciences (which includes Neurology at UCSD), Co-Director of the Multi-Modal Imaging Laboratory, Chair of the Committee on Campus and Community Environment, and Co-Director of the Training Program in Cognitive Neurosciences. He serves on the Executive Committees of the Kavli Institute for Mind and Brain, and the Center for Brain Activity Mapping. His current research, supported by the National Institutes of Health and the Office of Naval Research, concerns the fundamental neuroscience of sleep, memory and cognition in humans, including the relationship between genetics and brain structure.