Brain Dysfunction

Professor
Expertise

psychiatric disorders; genetics; genetic testing; genetic counseling; depression; bipolar; schizophrenia; mental illness; stigma; empowerment

phone: 6048752000
Clinical Associate Professor
Associate Director
Sports Injury Specialist, BC Injury Research & Prevention Unit, BC Children’s Hospital
Dept. of Pediatrics
Expertise

concussion, mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), brain injury, brain dysfunction, health care, pediatrics, sports,sports medicine, sports and recreation, sport-related concussion, sports injury, physical activity, injury prevention, hyperbaric medicine, hyperbaric oxygen therapy

6048753682
Professor
Expertise

Physiology, neurophysiology, degenerative neurological diseases

phone: 6048222330
phone: 6048229235
Professor
Expertise

Synapse biology, neuroscience, neurodevelopmental biology, cellular and molecular approaches

 

6048224746
Professor, CIHR Delegate & Health Research Advisor to the VP Research
Expertise

Brain, neuroscience, rehabilitation, neuroplasticity, learning, motor learning, stroke, educational neuroplasticity, MRI, functional MRI, transcranial magnetic stimulation, healthy aging, exercise

6048273369
Professor
Expertise

Prion disease, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, protein misfolding diseases

phone: 6048222135
Professor of Opthalmology & Visual Sciences
Expertise

Eye diseases, glaucoma, dyslexia, stroke, neurotrauma, memory, vision, learning disabilities, hearing development, recovery after brain damage, ischemia, gene therapy

phone:
Professor of Medical Genetics
Senior Scientist, Brain Research Centre
Expertise

Parkinson’s disease, parkinsonism, movement disorders, genetics, neuroscience, brain, neuron, biology, bioinformatics, neurodegeneration, neurology

phone: 6048227753
phone: 6048220322
Emeritus faculty
Expertise

Hospital administration, hospital financing, hospital boards

phone: 6043274874
Clinical Assistant Professor
Expertise

Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Pick disease, traumatic brain injury, concussions, head injuries, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, mad cow disease

phone: 6048227678
phone: 6048227121
Clinical Associate Professor
Expertise

Psychiatry, medication, meditation, vipassana, stages of insight, side effects of meditation, concentration practice, insight practice, mindfulness research, MBCT, MiCBT, MBSR, physician wellness, burnout, stress, well-being, neurobiology of mindfulness

phone: 6046753740
Professor
Expertise

Memory, prospective memory, morality of memory, memory and aging, cognitive changes across the lifespan, memory in Alzheimer’s disease

phone: 6048226635
phone: 6048222140
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, human genome, gene mutation

phone: 6048752000
Associate Professor
Expertise

Dementia, Alzheimer Disease, Frontotemporal Dementia, Vascular Dementia, Dementia with Lewy Bodies

6048223610
Professor
BC Leadership Chair in Depression Research
Expertise

Seasonal affective disorder, winter depression, antidepressants, light therapy, depression, clinical guidelines, circadian rhythms, melatonin, serotonin, dopamine, noradrenaline, tryptophan, cognition, technology, eHealth, mHealth, guidelines, biomarkers, diagnosis, internet, mental illness

phone: 6048227325
Program Director
Clinical Associate Professor
Expertise

Anesthesiology, pain medicine, pain interventions, autonomic nervous system, rehabilitation, opioids, pain training, point of care, ultrasound, community clinics, regional pain services, movement rehabilitation, yoga, nutrition, prevention, post surgical pain, post trauma pain, headaches, back pain, whiplash, abdominal, fibromyalgia, widespread pain, neuropathic pain, chronic disease, Royal College pain medicine subspecialty, practice based evidence, injury prevention, post surgical care, non opioid pain services, myofacial release, IMS

6045669101
Professor Emeritus of Radiology
Emeritus Director UBC MS/MRI Research Group
Expertise

Multiple sclerosis (MS), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

phone: 6048227071
Professor
Expertise

Brain research, epilepsy, astrocyte, glia, dendrites, synapse, imaging, two photon laser scanning microscopy, neurophysiology

phone: 6048227797
phone: 6048227893
Professor
Expertise

aging, brain dysfunction, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, eye disease, blindness, glaucoma, neurodegeneration, visual cortex, retina, brain, Alzheimer’s eye

6048754383