Areas of Excellence

Brain and Mind

Leading research in neuroscience and mental health

Researchers in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine are leading discoveries in understanding, assessing, managing and preventing diseases and disorders of the brain and nervous system. Many of our researchers are at the frontier of brain research, uncovering how the brain functions and developing groundbreaking approaches to improving outcomes in mental and cognitive health, movement disorders and developmental challenges.

Spotlight on Discoveries

New UAlberta study could be key to unlocking speech variability in stutterers

Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research using motion tracking to determine changes in speech patterns.


Virtual reality for PTSD treatment is ‘just the beginning’

UAlberta announces new Heroes in Mind, Advocacy & Research Consortium to support military, veterans, public safety personnel and their families.


New U of A virtual reality program reduces anxiety and increases abilities for occupational therapy students

Students taking structured clinical exams will now be able to get some hands-on practice with the help of artificial intelligence.