Julien Doyon

Julien DoyonAfter completing his doctoral studies in 1988 at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), McGill University under the supervision of Dr. Brenda Milner, Julien Doyon accepted an academic position as assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Laval University. He then joined in July 2000, as professor, the Department of Psychology at the University of Montreal and the Research Center at the Geriatric Institute of Montreal. At present, Julien Doyon is the Scientific director of the Functional Neuroimaging Unit.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

1981-1988

Ph.D. Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

Title of the thesis: Right temporal-lobe contribution to global visual processing and visual-cue learning.

Supervisor: Dre. Brenda Milner, Ph.D., D.Sc. F.R.S., F.R.S.C.

1980-1981

M.Ps. type B (Research), Université Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada

Title of the thesis: L’effet de l’entraînement au contrôle de l’amplitude de la pulsation sanguine sur les maux de tête de type migraine.

Supervisor: Dr. Janel Gauthier

1977-1980

B.A. Psychology, Université Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada

ACADEMIC POSITION

2007- Co-responsible, Laboratoire international de neuroimagerie et modélisation (LINeM), INSERM – Université de Montréal.

2002- Scientific Director, Functional Neuroimaging Unit, Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (IUGM), University of Montreal.

2002- Scientific Director, University of Montreal Québec/Neuroimaging Group.

  • Scientific Coordinator, Methodology in Brain Imaging Team, associated with the Functional Neuroimaging Unit and the Québec/Neuroimaging Group.
  • Président, Comité d’évaluation scientifique du RNQ rattaché au Comité mixte d’éthique de la recherche du RNQ.
  • Associate Researcher, Unit 678, Imagery and Modelisation, INSERM 494, CHU Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France.

2000- Full Professor, Department of psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology, University of Montreal.

2000- Adjunct Director and Coordinator, Axis 1 – Neuroimagery and Neurobiology, Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal, University of Montreal.

2000- Associate Researcher, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration (CIRRIS), Institut de réadaptation en déficience physique de Québec.

1999- Associate Researcher, Laboratory of Brain and Cognition National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA.

HONNORS

Octobre 2012: Prix Leo Pariseau, Biological and Health Sciences, Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS).

Mai 2011: Richard C. Tess 2011 Distinguished Leadership Award, Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science.

 SCIENTIFIC MEMBRE

2010-2011 Regular Member of the Grants Committe of Behavioral Sciences, CIHR.

2005-2007 Member of the Scientific Program Committee, Organization for Human Brain Mapping. 

1998- Member of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine.

CONFÉRENCIER INVITÉ

2012-10-04 Doyon, J., Plasticité cérébrale du système moteur: Neuroimagerie et applications cliniques. Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé, Département de radiologie diagnostique,  Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada.

2012-10-04 Doyon, J.Déterminants neuro-physio-fonctinnels de l’apprentissage et cnsolidation d’habiletés motrices, Journée scientifique du Consortium d’Imagerie en Neuroscience et santé mentale de Québec (CINQ), Québec, Canada.

 2012-03-15 Doyon, J., Brain plasticity associated with the learning and consolidation of motor skills. Psychology Colloquia. Brain and Mind Institute Natural Sciences Centre, Western University, London, Ontario.

CONTACT:

Julien Doyon, Ph.D.
Centre de recherche IUGM,
Directeur de l’Unité de Neuroimagerie Fonctionnelle
4545, chemin Queen-Mary, Bureau M-7826
Montréal, QC, H3W 1W5
(514) 340-2800 poste 3284
julien.doyon@umontreal.ca