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Funded research

The School regularly holds researcher retreats and launches special funding calls to generate and foster interdisciplinary health research programs.

Research projects funded by the School


Ageism in the workplace: Physical, cognitive, and social-contextual factors contributing to self-efficacy and creativity in a simulated work task

Linda Dyer, Yong Zeng, Thien Thanh Dang-Vu, Véronique Pepin, Darla Fortune, Karen Li, Janis Timm-Bottos

Determining the role of obesity in breast cancer

Sylvia Santosa, Alisa Piekney, Elena Kuzmin

Effects of noise on cognitive performance and health in offices

Joonhee Lee, Karen li, Mohamed Ouf, Emily Coffey, Simon Bacon, Marta Kersten-Oertel

Effects of ovarian hormones and oral contraceptives on female memory bias

Dajana Vuckovic, Wayne Brake

Improving human emotional/mental health in the workplace through Smart Indoor Environment

Yong Zeng, Hua Ge, Dr. Karen Li, and Dr. Lin Yang


[18F]-fluoroethyl-tyrosine positron emission tomography (and open-skull ultrasound brain imaging): Mapping invasion of central nervous system tumors within the brain to enable development of an image-based surgery guidance system

Jean-Paul Soucy, Louis Collins

A pilot study of candidate PET imaging agents for DNA methylation

Gassan Massarweh, Linda Booij and Dr. Jean-Paul Soucy

A web-based dyadic intervention to promote healthy eating and physical activity among obese older adults couples

Jean-Philippe Gouin, Tamara Cohen, Nicole Alberts, Mylène Aubertin-Leheudre, Nizar Bouguila

CerebStimNet: Modulating brain network rhythms through cerebellar stimulation in motor control: A translational project

Richard Courtemanche, Christopher Steele, Christophe Grova

Cinematic probing of brain function: Exploring the cortico-hippocampal network as a biomarker for detecting neurological abnormalities

Najmeh Khalili-Mahani, Andrew Chapman, Thien Thanh Dang-Vu, Christophe Grova

Continuous testing of neuroimaging results across pipelines and datasets: Application to hearing loss associations with brain structure

Jean-Baptiste Poline, Tristan Glatard, Natalie Phillips

Development of an innovative smartphone application based on the new Canada’s Food Guide

Tamara Cohen, Lisa Kakinami, Jean-Philippe Gouin, Nizar Bouguila

Low carbohydrate-high protein diets: Does protein source affect lipid metabolism and dietary safety?

Dajana Vuckovic, Sylvia Santosa

Personalized fNIRS and multimodal wearable sensors to investigate older and younger adults during a cognitive-motor dual-task

Christophe Grova, Karen Li

Searching for new multimodal biomarkers of concussion in university athletes: A longitudinal study

Christophe Grova, Alain Ptito, Boris Bernhardt

Multidimensional quantification of white matter microstructure in health and Alzheimer’s Disease: Elucidating the links between structure, connectivity, behaviour, and disease

Yasser Iturria-Medina, Christopher Steele


Effect of combined motor control and strengthening exercise on paraspinal muscle morphology and function in chronic low back pain

Maryse Fortin, Geoffrey Dover, Richard DeMont, Véronique Pepin

Of brain and body: An investigation of their interaction in obesity

Claudine Gauthier, Sylvia Santosa

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