Pia Wintermark (Active) - McGill University
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Dr. Pia Wintermark is a pediatrician and a neonatologist, with a research interest in neonatal neurology, currently working at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University. Before joining the Montreal Children's Hospital, she worked at the Children’s Hospital Boston (Harvard Medical School) in Boston, USA, and at the Lausanne University Hospital (University of Lausanne) in Lausanne, Switzerland. She received her MD from the Medical School of the University of Lausanne, in Switzerland. Dr. Pia Wintermark founded the NeoBrainLab (www.neobrainlab.org) in 2010. The NeoBrainLab seeks to understand the causes and consequences of brain injuries in very sick newborns. The laboratory uses both clinical research (including advanced neuroimaging techniques and bedside monitoring) and basic science techniques to understand mechanisms underlying these brain injuries and develop therapies to prevent or repair these injuries. The goal of the laboratory is to develop innovative solutions to improve the future neurodevelopmental outcome of these newborns.