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Lara Boyd

Professor

Department of Physical Therapy

Faculty of Medicine

Dr. Lara Boyd is a Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and a Peter Wall Scholar at the University of British Columbia.  She is a Neuroscientist and Physical Therapist, and directs the Brain Behaviour Lab. Dr. Boyd is an expert in the use of multimodal brain imaging to map the impact of behaviour on brain structure and function. Her work is centered on answering the question of what limits, and what facilitates, neuroplasticity.  Dr. Boyd also serves as the Health Research Advisor to the Vice President for Research at UBC and is UBC’s delegate to the Canadians Institutes for Health Research.