Better health through prevention


The PERFORM Centre provides an integrated and comprehensive environment to promote healthier lives through changes in behaviour and lifestyle by offering research opportunities, education, and preventative-based programs.



As one of their first pilot projects, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal have teamed up with Louis Bherer, scientific director at Concordia’s PERFORM Centre, to study whether dance can improve physical and cognitive health in elderly populations.


October 21, 2014
PERFORM takes home the hardware
Centre wins Best in Marketplace Award at INTERFACE 2014 Digital Health International Summit

September 2014
Revolutionizing Alzheimer’s research in Canada
Three PERFORM researchers are part of an urgent national initiative.

Canada's demographic shift
Concordia professors work to ensure healthier - and happier - longevity



November 13 and 14, 2014
PERFORM Talks: Turning Stress on its Head
Learn about what research recommends for managing stress through exercise

October 23 and 24, 2014
PERFORM Talks: Navigating Sugars
Learn about what research recommends for managing your sweet tooth

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Concordia faculty and students are chasing big questions in key Montreal clusters — from aerospace and clean technology to film and financial services; from information and communications technology to life sciences; from health to culture to energy — and beyond.

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