NEURODEVELOPMENTAL OPTICAL IMAGING LABORATORY

Located at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital (CHU Sainte-Justine) in Montreal, the Neurodevelopmental Optical Imaging Laboratory (LION) was founded in 2013 and is directed by Dr. Anne Gallagher, Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology of Université de Montréal. Research in the lab focuses on cerebral and cognitive development from birth to adulthood.

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LANGUAGE – AMONG THE LAB’S TOPICS OF PREDILECTION

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

August 2020

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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

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

July 2020

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Congratulations to Kassandra Roger, PhD student, on obtaining the MITACS research scholarship as well as the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation scholarship. 

July 2020

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Congratulations to Alejandra Hüsser, PhD student, on obtaining the Savoy Foundation scholarship who allocate financing for epilepsy research projects.

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PARTICIPATE
IN A STUDY

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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