Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology, Université de Montréal
Affiliated Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Université de Montréal
Director of the CARSM SPECT Unit
Director of the Neuropsychology R/I program, Université de Montréal
Co-director of the Canadian Sleep & Circadian Network - Aging
Neuropsychologist (College of Psychologists of Quebec)
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Education:
Post-doctorate in Neuroimaging (McGill University)
Ph.D. in Neuropsychology Research and Intervention (Université de Montréal)

Research Interests:
The short- and long-term effects of traumatic brain injury on cognitive functioning, sleep, vigilance and circadian rhythms. Cognitive deficits and mild cognitive impairment associated with obstructive sleep apnea. Click here for details.

Methodologies:
Polysomnography, neuropsychological evaluation, spectral analysis of the EEG, evoked potentials, MRI and SPECT brain imaging, genetic.

Chosen Publications:
Gosselin N, De Beaumont L, Gagnon K, Baril AA, Mongrain V, Blais H, Montplaisir J, Gagnon J-F, Pelleieux S, Poirier J, Carrier J. BDNF Val66Met polymorphism interacts with sleep sonsolidation to predict ability to create new declarative memories. J Neurosci 2016, 36(32), 8390-8398.

Arbour C, Baril AA, Westwick HJ, Potvin MJ, Gilbert D, Giguère JF, Lavigne GJ, Desautels A, Bernard F, Laureys S, Gosselin N. Visual fixation in the ICU: A strong predictor of long-term recovery after moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injuy. Crit Care Med 2016, in press.

Wiseman-Hakes C, Duclos C, Blais H, Dumont M, Bernard F, Desautels A, Menon DK, Gilbert D, Carrier J, Gosselin N. Sleep in the acute phase of severe traumatic brain injury: a snapshot of polysomnography. Neurorehabil Neural Repair 2016, 30(8), 713-21.

Baril AA, Gagnon K, Arbour C, Soucy JP, Montplaisir J, Gagnon JF, Gosselin N. Regional cerebral blood flow during wakeful rest in older subjects with mild to severe obstructive sleep apnea. SLEEP 2015, 38(9), 1439-1449.

Duclos C, Dumont M, Blais H, Paquet J, Laflamme E, de Beaumont L, Wiseman-Hakes C, Menon DK, Bernard F, Gosselin N. Rest-activity cycle disturbances in the acute phase of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. Neurorehabil Neural Repair 2013, 28(5), 472-482.