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Anne Louise Wheeler

Title: Scientist, Neuroscience and Mental Health
Designations: PhD
Email: anne.wheeler@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact Name: Diana Arthurs
Alternate Phone: 416 813-7654 ext. 309451
Alternate Email: diana.arthurs@sickkids.ca
U of T Positions: Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology

Biography

Research

Dr. Wheeler’s research program applies advanced neuroimaging methods to characterize brain connectivity and how changes in connectivity driven by traumatic injury, psychopathology, development, and genetics affect behaviour and cognition.

Education and experience

  • 2004: B.Sc, Department of Biology, McGill, Montreal, QC
  • 2011: PhD, Neuroscience, University of Toronto, ON
  • 2012–2015: Postdoctoral fellow, Neuroimaging, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON

Achievements

  • 2011: Frist-Jus Annual Memorial Award in Neuropsychopharmacology Travel Award, University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry

Publications

  1. McInnis C, Solana Garcia MJ, Widjaja E, Frndova H, van Huyse J, Guerguerian AM, Oyefiade A, Laughlin S, Raybaud C, Miller E, Tay K, Bigler ED, Dennis M, Fraser DD, Campbell C, Choong K, Dhanani S, Lacroix J, Farrell C, Beauchamp MH, Schachar R, Hutchison JS, Wheeler AL. (2021). Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings are Associated with Long-term Global Neurological Function or Death Following Traumatic Brain Injury in Critically Ill Children. Journal of Neurotrauma. In press
  2. Gazdzinski L, Mellerup M, Wang T, Adel SAA, Lerch J, Sled J, Nieman B, Wheeler AL. (2020). White Matter Changes Caused by Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in mice Evaluated Using Neurite Orientation Dispersion and Density Imaging. Journal of Neurotrauma. 37(16): 1818-1828.
  3. Stojanovski S., Nazeri A., Lepage C., Ameis S., Voineskos A.N., Wheeler A.L. (2019). Microstructural Abnormalities in Deep and Superficial White Matter in Youths with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Neuroimage: Clinical. 24: 102102.
  4. Stojanovski S, Felsky D, Viviano J, Shahab S, Bangali R, Burton C, O'Donnell LJ, Szatmari P, Chakravarty MM, Ameis S, Schachar R, Voinesekos AN, Wheeler AL. (2019). Polygenic Risk and Neural Substrates of ADHD Symptoms Differ in Youth with a History of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Biological Psychiatry. 85: 408-416.

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