Axis 1 : neuroscience of aging

Mission

  • Understanding the aging of the brain and its functional repercussions, to promote the health and well-being of seniors.
  • Better prevent and fight the consequences of diseases on the brain and cognition.

Research projects

  • Early diagnosis and prediction of Alzheimer’s disease using biomarkers (neuroimaging and artificial intelligence);
  • Study of the protective role of brain plasticity in stroke and neurodegenerative diseases;
  • Non-pharmacological intervention to train memory, attention or language;
  • Understand the neurobiological mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, in particular Alzheimer’s disease;
  • Mechanisms of expression of chronic pain;
  • Treatment of sleep disorders and anxiety;
  • Parkinson’s disease: study of movement and cognitive disorders.

In charge

Axis researchers

Bellec Pierre
Ph.D.
Professeur agrégé au département de psychologie de l’Université de Montréal
Boller Benjamin
Ph.D.
Professeur adjoint au Département de psychologie de l'Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

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