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Dr. Max Ortiz Catalan
Dr. Max Ortiz Catalan, Ph.D. Director of the Center for Bionics and Pain Research
Photo: David Martín Espinosa

PODCAST - Conversations on Bionics and Pain


This show is about engineering and medical developments related to bionics and pain, particularly the use of science and technology to restore function in the human body and alleviation of pain.

The show is hosted by Dr. Max Ortiz Catalan, Ph.D., who is the Director of the Center for Bionics and Pain Research ( and known for his work on prosthetic limbs and phantom limb pain.

In this first episode, Max is Interviewing  Dr. Gerald E. Loeb, Professor on Biomedical Engineering and Neurology at the University of Southern California in L.A., USA. He has written hundreds of scientific articles and holds over 70 patents on medical devices (google scholar). He has conducted pioneer work on motor, visual, and auditory neuroprostheses, from basic and translational research to entrepreneurship for making such technologies available to patients.

Read more and listen to the interview on RedCircle