Dr. Claudia Aguirre is a neuroscientist and skin expert, specializing in the connection between the mind and the body. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from UCLA and earned her Doctorate degree from the University of Southern California, where she investigated 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.
Dr. Aguirre has presented on the brain-skin connection at TEDxUCLA and has also created several TED Education lessons, which have reached an audience of millions worldwide.
Dr. Aguirre consults internationally as a professional speaker, writer and spokesperson in the health and wellness industries. Her work has been recently featured in Vogue, The Atlantic, The Guardian, YouBeauty, Refinery29, Open Culture, and Netflix. Her blog can be found on the Huffington Post.