Contributor Profile

Dr. Claudia Aguirre

Job TitleNeuroscientist and Mind-Body Expert

Company NameDoctor Claudia


Dr. Claudia Aguirre is a neuroscientist and mind-body expert, specializing in the connection between the brain and the skin.

She received her Bachelor of Science degree from UCLA and earned her Doctorate degree from the University of Southern California, where she investigated Alzheimer's and hormonal interactions in the aging brain.

In between her studies, she researched molecular mechanisms of schizophrenia at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

She has also completed a certificate course on Yoga, Mindfulness and Social Change at Loyola Marymount University (LMU).

Dr. Aguirre is a TEDx speaker, a TED Ed educator and international advisor in the health and wellness industries. Her clients include Unilever, Google, Six Senses Resorts, Dyson, and Headspace, and she has current projects with NASA and the Global Wellness Institute.

Conference Sessions

  • Make-up your mind: Emotions and cognition in the age of virtual beauty

    Wednesday15:45 - 16:3023 Oct 2019
    Marketing Trends Theater

    Sensory neuroscience reveals our emotions are modulated by the appearance and feel of skin. Can we use the latest scientific findings to explore how cosmetics c...

    • Language: English

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