McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Denise Klein

Academic title(s): 

Full-time Professor;

Director, Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music;

Full-time Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University;

Neuropsychologist, Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Montreal Neurological Institute.

Denise Klein
Contact Information
Email address: 
denise.klein [at]
Current research: 

Dr. Klein uses functional MRI, to measure regional changes in cerebral blood flow during the performance of various language tasks. Dr Klein studies bilingual brain organization and her current research program aims to understand how language experience influences and shapes brain organization.

Dr. Klein is also responsible for running a presurgical functional brain mapping program at The Neuro that integrates anatomical and functional MRI to facilitate preoperative diagnostic procedures in patients with brain lesions such as tumours, epileptic foci and vascular malformations that are in close proximity to areas of the brain that are critical to movement, vision, sensation, or language.

Selected publications: 
Part time - Adjunct - Associate Faculty
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