We are interested in the development and reorganization of language functions in the healthy brain, but also in children and adolescents with various clinical conditions, such as premature birth, epilepsy or congenital heart disease.

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In the news

September 2020


Congratulations to Sarah Provost, PhD student, on obtaining the Jean-Marc Chevrier Scholarship from the University of Montreal’s psychology department.

September 2020


Congratulations to Isabelle Gaudet, PhD student, on obtaining the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation scholarship as well as a the Bourse de fin d’études doctorales from the University of Montreal.

August 2020


Here you can find the 3rd newsletter of the LION lab (French only). Discover more on the influence of various pediatric conditions on brain function. You will find articles on the preliminary results of the Congenital Heart Disease project (written by Sarah Provost) and the Malnutrition project (written by Kassandra Roger) as well as our new PrémaSucré project (written by Janie Damien).

July 2020


Congratulations to Janie Damien, PhD student, on obtaining a scholarship from the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ). 

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We are currently looking for healthy children whose mother tongue is French to participate in some of our projects.

Target ages:

  • From 0 to 4 months of age
  • From 6 to 18 years of age
  • Healthy adults

We are also looking for pregnant women who wish to participate in one of our studies after the birth of their child.

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