Diseases and Disorders We Study

Brain Development and Pediatric Neurology

The following NMHI members and colleagues study brian development and pediatric neurology. To email an NMHI member, select the researcher's name.


Department Or Division

Research Interests

Declan Ali

Biological Sciences

Developmental roles of signal transduction mechanisms associated with receptors and synapses

Christian Beaulieu

Biomedical Engineering

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Neurological Disorders

Carol Boliek

Speech Pathology and Audiology

Activity-dependent neuroplasticity of speech motor control in children and adults

Ivor Cribben

Finance and Statistical Analysis

Time series analysis, graphical models and high-dimensional statistical methods with applications to neuroscience data and neuroeconomics 

Simon Gosgnach


Development of spinal locomotor circuits

John Greer


Mammalian developmental neurobiology

Peter Hurd


Aggressive behaviour, and the influence of sexual differentiation on brain and behaviour

Daniel Livy


The effect of fetal alcohol and nicotine exposure on the development of the brain

Dave Pilgrim

Biological Sciences /Cell Biology

Molecular analysis of nervous system development in model systems

Jeff Pugh


Clinical outcomes and treatment of hydrocephalus, spina bifida, tethered spinal cord syndrome, and Chiari malformations

Carmen Rasmussen

Pediatric Neuroscience

Pediatric Neuroscience

Lawrence Richer 

Pediatric Neurology

Evaluation and treatment of functional changes in the autonomic nervous system (ANS) in children with migraine, brain injury, and pediatric autonomic disorders in relation to clinical outcomes and novel therapeutic targets

Andrew Waskiewicz

Biological Sciences

Using the zebrafish hindbrain and retina as models to study the transcriptional mechanisms that specify anterior-posterior neuronal identity

Rachel Wevrick

Medical Genetics

Genetics of brain development and obesity; Prader-Willi Syndrome

Sandra Wiebe


Development of executive control, emotion regulation and their neural substrates in early childhood

Jerome Yager

Pediatric Neurology

Perinatal Brain Research