President & Co-Founder, Rx Function Inc.
Lars Oddsson, PhD, is President and Co-Founder of RxFunction Inc., a medical device start-up company based on Dr. Oddsson’s invention that commercializes Walkasins, a wearable sensory prosthesis to help improve balance function. Dr. Oddsson is an internationally recognized scientist, inventor, a visionary leader and entrepreneur with a broad background in neurophysiology, engineering, rehabilitation sciences and technology development. He has authored numerous research articles in the areas of biomedical engineering, neuromotor control and rehabilitation science. He is a Senior Fellow of the IEEE and holds several patents. Dr. Oddsson holds academic appointments at the University of Minnesota, Ben-Gurion University in Israel and previously at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, Boston University, MIT and Harvard Medical School.