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Matthieu P. Boisgontier

Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa

I am an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa, a certified Medical Imaging Technologist, a Kinesiologist, and a Physical Therapist. I completed my PhD in France in 2012 and was a postdoctoral researcher for 8 years in Europe and Canada. My research program blends neuroscience, gerontology, and health to contribute to understanding and solving the pandemic of physical inactivity. I have developed advanced skills in neuro-behavioral paradigms, neuroimaging, brain stimulation, data analysis, and statistics. I have published about a hundred peer-reviewed scientific articles. My scientific work has been communicated to the public in over 50 countries, 350 text media, and 15 broadcast media.


  • 2020–present
    Professor, University of Ottawa


  • 2023
    Genetic insights into the causal relationship between physical activity and cognitive functioning, Scientific Reports