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Dr. Douglas Cheyne


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Dr. Douglas Cheyne is a Senior Scientist in the Program in Neurosciences and Mental Health at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children and Associate Professor of Medical Imaging at University of Toronto. He obtained his PhD in experimental psychology from Simon Fraser University in 1988 and over the last 25 years has conducted pioneering work the development of MEG technology and its application to the study of human motor control. His current research focuses the application of imaging techniques, including novel analysis methods using MEG, to the study of human motor control in both normal development and in clinical populations. Dr. Cheyne also works with members of the departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Children on the application of MEG in the treatment of childhood epilepsy and surgical planning. His research is currently supported by grants from CIHR, NSERC, CFI and the Ontario Brain Institute.

Areas of Focus

Development of neuroimaging methods using Magnetoencephalography (MEG).