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Simona Maria Brambati, Ph.D.

Associate professor at Psychology department, Researcher

Université de Montréal

CRIUGM

Principal Investigator

Simona Maria Brambati is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of the Université de Montréal and FRQS Junior 2 Fellowship Researcher. She obtained her PhD at Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele. She completed a post-doctorate at UCSF and the Université de Montréal.

Since 2011 she directs the laboratory LINGUA. Her research activity is in the field of language neuroscience. She works with patients with dementia or who have suffered a stroke. She uses various magnetic resonance imaging and artificial intelligence approaches to investigate the neural basis of language disorders in these patients. Her research is funded by the Alzheimer Society of Canada, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the FRQS, and the Canadian Foundation for Innovation.

Interests

  • neurosciences of language
  • dementia
  • CVA
  • structural, functional and diffusion imaging
  • artificial intelligence

Education

  • Postdoctoral fellow, 2007-2011

    CRIUGM

  • Postdoctoral fellow, 2006-2007

    Memory and Aging Center, University of California San Francisco

  • Ph.D. ès molecular medicine, cognitive neuropsychology option, 2003-2006

    Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italie

  • Master in Psychologie, 2001

    Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italie

Postdoctoral Fellows

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Melody Courson, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral fellow

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Tijana Simic, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral fellow

Students

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Julien Jarret, B.Sc.

Ph.D. candidate

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Marianne Chapleau, B.Sc.

Ph.D. candidate

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Mariem Boukadi, M.A.

Ph.D. candidate

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Georges Chedid, B.Sc.

Ph.D. candidate

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Johémie Boucher, B.Sc.

Ph.D. candidate

Research Advisors

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Christophe Bedetti, M.Sc.

Principal research advisor

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Bérengère Houzé, Ph.D.

Research advisor

Alumni

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Maxime Montembeault

Ph.D. candidate

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Jean-Sébastien Provost, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral fellow

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David Predovan

Trainee

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Delphine Gandini, Ph.D.

LINGUA lab coordinator

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Delphine Fargues

Master student

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Gabrielle Ciquier, M.Sc.

Research assistant

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Joséphine Aldebert

B.Sc. student in Psychology

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Karine Jauvin

B.Sc. honors student in Psychology

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Sabrina Bergeron

B.Sc. honors student in Psychology