Ana Inés Ansaldo

Biography

Dre Ansaldo obtained a Ph.D in Biomedical Sciences at the Université de Montréal, and received Post-doctoral training, at McGill University.S he has been awarded several prices including  the Institute of Aging Special Prize, the Premio Venezia, the Prix excellence en recherche clinique de l'Association des établissements de réadaptation en déficience physique du Québec (AERDPQ) the Prix d'excellence du Centre de réadaptation Lucie Bruneau and the Royal Bank of Canada Excellence Award.

Dr. Ansaldo  is a Full professor at the École d'orthophonie et d’audiologie, of the Université de Montréal. She  is responsible for the Neuroscience of Ageing Axis at the CRIUGM, where she also heads the Laboratoire de Langage Communication et Vieillissement, hosting national and international students.  Dr. Ansaldo is a member of the Academy of Aphasia, and contributes to the Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH), ARDSI(Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India), and a number of national and international Non-profit organizations.

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. Her team also  develops evidence-based technological assessment and communication support tools,  for impaired elderly populations.

Links

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

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Organisatrice du colloque "Le partage des connaissances"

LaboAnsaldo.com - 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
Bureau : M4822
(514) 340-3540 #3933
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