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Charles Limb

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Charles Limb

Professor and Chief of Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, UC San Francisco Medical Center
Charles Limb

Dr. Charles Limb is the Francis A. Sooy Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the Chief of the Division of Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery at UC San Francisco. He is also the Director of the Douglas Grant Cochlear Implant Center at UCSF and holds a joint appointment in the Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Limb is the immediate Past-President of the American Auditory Society and is also the Co-Director for the Sound Health Network sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with the NIH. He is also the PI of a National Endowment for the Arts Research Lab that studies the neural basis of musical creativity. His work on creativity and music perception in cochlear implant users has been featured in media and venues worldwide including National Public Radio, TED, 60 Minutes, National Geographic, the New York Times, PBS, CNN, Scientific American, the British Broadcasting Company, the Kennedy Center, Smithsonian Institute, the Library of Congress, the Sundance Film Festival, Canadian Broadcasting Company, Wired, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the American Museum of Natural History. He was named as one of the Kennedy Center’s Next 50 in 2022.