Hanna Damasio

Hanna Damasio is the Dana Dornsife Professor of Neuroscience and Director of the Dana and David Dornsife Cognitive Neuroscience Imaging Center at the University of Southern California. She is also an adjunct professor at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California. Damasio pioneered the use of brain imaging methods (such as computerized tomography and nuclear magnetic resonance imaging) in the study of brain lesions. This opened the way for the modern practice of the lesion method.