Charles Limb, MD, holds a joint appointment in the Department of Neurosurgery at UCSF. He received his undergraduate degree at Harvard University and his medical degree at Yale School of Medicine, followed by surgical residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and research training at the National Institutes of Health. Before coming to UCSF in 2015, he was a faculty member at Johns Hopkins Hospital. An accomplished jazz musician, Limb was also a faculty member at the Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University. Limb’s current areas of research focus on the study of the neural basis of musical creativity as well as the study of music perception in deaf individuals with cochlear implants. His work has received international attention and has been featured by National Public Radio, TED, National Geographic, The New York Times, PBS, CNN, Scientific American, the BBC, the Smithsonian Institute, the Library of Congress, the Sundance Film Festival, the Canadian Broadcasting Company, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the American Museum of Natural History, and the SFJAZZ Center.
Sessions as a Speaker
- UCSF Mission Bay Campus