2nd International
Brain Technology Conference

March 11-12, Hangar 11, Tel Aviv Port, Israel

Yves Joanette, PhD

Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Aging (Canada)

Yves Joanette

Yves Joanette is Professor of Cognitive Neurosciences and Aging at the Faculty of Medicine of the Université de Montréal. He is currently the Scientific Director of the Institute of Aging of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). He previously served as the Director of the Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal as well as the President & CEO, and Chair of the Board, of the Fonds de la recherche en santé du Québec (FRQ-S).

Yves Joanette is the executive lead of the CIHR dementia research strategy, and acts as the co-lead of other CIHR initiatives on eHealth and on Work and Health. He sits on numerous international advisory and management boards, including European initiatives such as JPND and JPI-MYBL. Yves Joanette is an active member of the World Dementia Council and has advised many governments on their strategy to face the growing challenges of maintaining the health and wellness of aging populations.

Yves Joanette has been a Scholar and Scientist of the Canadian Medical Research Council (now CIHR) and has received many distinctions, including the André-Dupont Award, and the Eve-Kassier Award for exceptional professional accomplishment. Yves Joanette is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. In 2007, the Université Lumière de Lyon in France presented him with an Honorary Doctorate.