Biography - Lauren Sergio

Lauren Sergio BSc, M.Sc, Ph.D

Professor Lauren Sergio was appointed to the Board of Governors on July 1, 2016 and serves as a member of the Academic Resources and Land and Property Committees.

Professor Sergio has studied the neural control of movement since 1988. Her research projects examine the effects of age, sex, neurological disease, head injury, and experience (elite versus non-elite athletes) on the brain’s control of complex movement. Lauren works with a wide range of adult populations, including NHL draft prospects and Alzheimer’s disease patients, using behavioural and brain imaging techniques. Her funding has come primarily from NSERC and CIHR. She is also a member of the Centre for Vision Research, a research scientist at Southlake Regional Health Centre, a member of the York Lions Sport Medicine Team, and is currently the Neuroscience Graduate Diploma program coordinator.