Current Title

Vice President, Clinical and Scientific Affairs


locationSylmar, CA, USA

Since 2006, Jessy Dorn has worked at Second Sight Medical Products, a medical device company that developed both the Argus II and Orion I visual prosthesis systems. In her work as the Vice President of Clinical and Scientific Affairs, she leads the effort to further understand and improve artificial vision created by these Orion and Argus II systems. Her work and research encompasses clinical research strategy, principles of neurostimulation, low vision outcome measures, and human visual psychophysics. She obtained her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she studied the primate visual cortex, and also received her BA in Biology from the University of Chicago.


  • PhD, Neuroscience, University of California, Los Angeles (2003)
  • BA, Biology, University of Chicago (?)