Alan Evans, PhD

Alan Evans

James McGill Professor
The Montreal Neurological

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  • James McGill Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and Biomedical Engineering;
  • Scientific Director, Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics and Mental Health;
  • Researcher at McConnell Brain Imaging Centre;
  • Victor Dahdaleh Chair in Neurosciences.

Alan Evans, PhD, is the Director of the McGill Centre for Integrative Neuroscience (MCIN), a research and informatics team at the Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital (The Neuro). He is also a James McGill Professor in Neurology and Neurosurgery, the Victor Dahdaleh Chair in Neurosciences, and a world-renowned authority on brain mapping through the use of imaging technologies. He is among the top 1% of researchers in Neuroscience and Behaviour and the 2015 Chair-Elect of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping.

He is currently Co-Director of both the Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics and Mental Health and the Helmholtz International BigBrain Analytics Learning Laboratory (HIBALL). He is Scientific Director of McGill’s “Healthy Brains, Healthy Lives” (HBHL), and Scientific Director of the Canadian Open Neuroscience Platform (CONP). The technical infrastructure underpinning CONP includes a multi-modal databasing system (LORIS) and an international grid-processing portal (CBRAIN), both developed in Prof. Evan’s MCIN lab. These platforms also support international brain networks, notably the Canada-China-Cuba Axis and the Global Brain Consortium, both co-chaired by Prof. Evans. Furthermore, he was named the Victor Dahdaleh Chair in Neurosciences in October of 2022.

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