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Sven Joubert

Professeur titulaire

Faculté des arts et des sciences - Département de psychologie

Marie-Victorin, room F-430-6

514 343-6940

sven.joubert@umontreal.ca

Profile

Research expertise

My research program is aimed at better understanding the nature of cognitive decline in different neurodegenerative diseases of the brain, as well as the brain changes that are associated with this decline. I have a specific expertise in Alzheimer's disease and atypical forms of dementia (primary progressive aphasias, posterior cortical atrophy, frontotemporal dementia). I am also interested in cognitive decline in individuals with Mild cognitive impairment (MCI). I also have a particular interest in cognitive changes in normal aging and how they are modulated beta-amyloid burden, vascular burden, and cognitive reserve.

More specifically, here are some of my research topics :

  • Lexical and semantic disorders in Alzheimer's disease and semantic dementia (sv-PPA)
  • Face recognition disorders in dementias and in acquired neurological disorders
  • Brain changes associated with normal and pathological aging and how they are related to cognitive decline using different neuroimaging methods (PIB-PET, MRI, MEG)
  • Cognitive intervention in older persons presenting with memory deficits

Teaching and supervision

Student supervision

Theses and dissertation supervision (Papyrus Institutional Repository)

2017

Caractérisation neuropsychologique de l'atrophie corticale postérieure dans le stade débutant

Graduate : Reeves, Simon
Cycle : Master's
Grade : M. Sc.

Projects

Research projects

2020 - 2022

Words on the Brain: Can Reading Rehabilitation for Age-Related Vision Impairment Improve Cognitive Functioning?

Lead researcher : Walter Wittich
Funding sources: IRSC/Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-(PJT) Subvention Projet
2018 - 2020

Assessment and prognostic value of semantic memory in Mild cognitive impairment

Lead researcher : Sven Joubert
Funding sources: Société Alzheimer du Canada
Grant programs:
2012 - 2019

THE IMPACT OF BETA-AMYLOID BURDEN ON COGNITION IN NORMAL AGING

Lead researcher : Sven Joubert
Funding sources: IRSC/Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada
Grant programs: PVXX5647-Subvention de fonctionnement incluant les subventions de fonctionnement programmatiques
2013 - 2017

L'IMPACT DE LA CHARGE AMYLOIDE SUR LA COGNITION DANS LE VIEILLISSEMENT NORMAL

Lead researcher : Sven Joubert
Funding sources: FRQS/Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRSQ)
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-Bourse de chercheur-boursier : Senior
2012 - 2016

THE IMPACT OF BETA-AMYLOID BURDEN ON COGNITION IN NORMAL AGING

Lead researcher : Sven Joubert
Co-researchers : Howard Chertkow , Christian Bocti
Funding sources: IRSC/Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-Subvention de fonctionnement - annonce de priorités
2013 - 2015

OPTIMISATION DE LA PLASTICITE NEURONALE CHEZ LES TCCL VIEILLISSANTS

Lead researcher : Éric Beaumont
Co-researchers : Sven Joubert , Julien Doyon
Funding sources: IRSC/Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada
Grant programs: PVXXXXXX-(SVB) Subvention catalyseur: équité en matière de santé
2011 - 2015

THE IMPACT OF BETA-AMYLOID BURDEN ON COGNITION IN NORMAL AGING

Lead researcher : Sven Joubert
2010 - 2013

LES TROUBLES DE LA MEMOIRE SEMANTIQUE ET LEURS SUBSTRATS CEREBRAUX DANS LES DEMENCES

Lead researcher : Sven Joubert

Outreach

Publications and presentations

Disciplines

  • Psychology
  • Neurosciences
  • Neuropathology

Areas of expertise

  • Alzheimer's type dementia
  • Cognitive neuropsychology
  • Neuroimaging
  • Brains and semantic memory
  • Ecological cognitive intervention
  • Face recognition
  • Mild cognitive impairment