People

Associate Professor
Expertise

walking, spinal cord injury, physical therapy, rehabilitation, movement, neuroscience

phone: 6048273165
phone: 6046758807
Clinical Assistant Professor
Expertise

Neurology, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Surgery, Seizures, Psychiatry and Epilepsy

phone: 6048754111
phone: 6048754402
Professor & Canada Research Chair in Neuroepidemiology and Multiple Sclerosis
Expertise

Multiple sclerosis, epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, natural history, prognosis and predictors of disease progression, mortality, drug effectiveness, adverse drug effects, pharmacogenomics, incidence and prevalence, life expectancy, comorbidities, pregnancy, impact of parental MS on childhood developmental outcomes, health administrative data, prodrome, gut microbiome, microbiota

phone: 6048220759
Director, School of Social Work
Expertise

severe mental disorders, mental illness and violence, terrorist and state of mind, school shootings, workplace shootings, child and adolescent mental disorders, schizophrenia and bipolar disorders, post-partum depression and psychosis, social work

phone: 2508078740
Education and Clinical Professor
Executive Associate Dean
Expertise

Geriatrics, geriatric medicine, acute care for older people, hospital medicine, frailty, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, quality improvement in medicine, medical education

phone: 6048754826
Professor
Expertise

movement, control, balance; equilibrium,spinal cord,vestibular,neuroscience,physical therapy

phone: 6048221626
Professor
Expertise

Sensorimotor physiology, vestibular, standing balance, perception, whiplash, neck, robotics

phone: 6048273372
Professor
Expertise

Concussion, neurocognitive function, cerebrovascular physiology, sensorimotor control, neural control of movement, traumatic brain injury in intimate partner violence

phone: 2508078858
phone: 2508633230
Professor, Dept. of Medical Genetics
Senior Scientist, CMMT
Scientist Level 3, BC Children’s Hospital
Associate Member, Department of Psychiatry, UBC
Associate Member, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, UBC
Expertise

Gene therapy for brain and eye diseases, in vivo gene augmentation and genome editing (CRISPR/CAS9), CRISpies (CRISPR therapies), aniridia, rare diseases, congenital blindness, humanized mouse models of disease, recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV), MiniPromoters for restricted expression, genomics

phone: 6048753830
phone: 6048753841
Professor
Expertise

Consciousness, attention, neural networks, brain regional networks, neural synchrony, stochastic resonance, neural noise

phone: 6048226309
Professor of Neurology
Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics
Director of the National Core for Neuroethics
Expertise

Neuroethics, Neuroscience and ethics, neurogenetics, neuroimaging, global health, health policy

phone: 6048220746
phone: 6044181030
Professor
Head, Clinical Neuroscience
Expertise

seasonal affective disorder; winter depression; antidepressant medications; light therapy; depression; clinical guidelines; circadian rhythms; melatonin; serotonin; dopamine; noradrenaline; tryptophan; workplace depression

phone: 6048227325
Professor
Expertise

Cell biology, genetics, model systems, development of the nervous system, glia, barriers in the body

phone: 6048221977
Clinical Assistant Professor
Expertise

genetic counselling, genetic counseling, psychiatry, mental illness, postpartum depression, reproductive mental health, prenatal genetic screening, Down syndrome, disability, pharmacogenetics, pharmacogenomics, personalized medicine, antidepressants, antidepressant use in pregnancy, decision making in pregnancy

phone: 6048752000
Associate Professor; Medical Director, UBC Hospital MS Clinic
Expertise

Multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optics (NMO)

phone: 6048223111
Assistant Professor
Expertise

cognitive development, language acquisition, mathematics, perception of time and space, psychophysics, visual cognition, preschoolers, confidence, statistics

phone: 6048270621
Professor
Expertise

Dopamine, reward, decision making, frontal lobes, addiction

phone: 6048275313