Robarts Research Retreat

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This one-day Robarts-exclusive event brings together the Robarts community for poster and oral presentations and a keynote address.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2016 Robarts Research Retreat in June. Information for 2017 will be available in the new year.

2016 Keynote Speaker

Dr. Leonardo G. Cohen, Senior Investigator, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Dr. Cohen received his MD from the University of Buenos Aires. He did his neurology residency at Georgetown University and received postdoctoral training in clinical neurophysiology at the Department of Neurology, University of California (Irvine) and in motor control and movement disorders at the Human Motor Control Section, NINDS. In 1998, he became Chief of the Human Cortical Physiology Section, NINDS. He received the prestigious Humboldt Award (1999) from the Republic of Germany and is an elected member of the American Neurological Association.

Dr. Cohen's lab is interested in the mechanisms underlying plastic changes in the human central nervous system and in the development of novel therapeutic approaches for recovery of function based on the understanding of these mechanisms.