Ana Inés Ansaldo


Dre Ansaldo completed her Ph.D in Biomedical Sciences at the Université de Montréal, and a Post-doctoral training, at McGill University. In 2002, she received the Institute of Aging Special Prize, awarded by the Canadian Institute of Health Research; she also has been honoured with the Premio Venezia, the Prix excellence pour une expérience novatrice en recherche clinique de l'Association des établissements de réadaptation en déficience physique du Québec (AERDPQ). She Heads the Laboratoire de Langage Communication et Vieillissement at the CRIUGM, she is the Director of teaching at the Institut de gériatrie de Montréal, and a professor at the École d'orthophonie et d’audiologie, of the Université de Montréal.

On March 22, 2013, the first Symposium on knowledge transfer took place at CRIUGM. This symposium titled as “Knowledge Transfer: Research Feedback to an Aging Society” was organized by CRIUGM under the responsibility of Dr. Ana Ines Ansaldo, researcher and laboratory director. The aim of this event was to increase the exchange among different parties taking part in sharing knowledge about aging. Invited speakers were from various backgrounds: researchers in gerontology and geriatrics, knowledge transfer from an OBNL, members of the Citizen’s Jury, clinicians, experts of communications and media, as well as politicians.

Research Program

Dre Ansaldo focuses on the aging brain and language processing. She combines functional magnetic resonance imaging with tools from cognitive neuropsychology and communication sciences and disorders, so as to study neuroplasticity mechanisms supporting the recovery of language abilities, disrupted by stroke or dementia. Dre Ansaldo is as well interested in the impact of bilingualism on aging, in particular with regards to the cognitive and neural profiles of elderly bilinguals.


The Impact of Bilingualism on Aging: A Conversation with Ana Ines Ansaldo

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Organisatrice du colloque "Le partage des connaissances" - Laboratoire de plasticité cérébrale, communication et vieillissement

Flexibilité mentale: avantage aux bilingues

Plasticité cérébrale - Des cours de langue pour rester alerte !

Le cerveau a plus d’un tour dans son sac : faire face au vieillissement cognitif
Visionnez en ligne la conférence donnée par Ana Ines Ansaldo le 4 mai 2012

Ana Inés Ansaldo Ph.D.
Centre de recherche, IUGM
4545 chemin Queen-Mary
Montréal, Québec
Canada H3W 1W5
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