Associate Professor

Anne Wheeler


The Hospital for Sick Children, Neurosciences and Mental Health, Peter Gilgan Center for Research and Learning, 686 Bay St, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5G 0A4
Research Interests
Circuits that support cognition in the healthy and injured brain; Neuroimaging based on biomarkers in paediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI); Vulnerable periods of neurodevelopment
Appointment Status
Fellows, Graduates

Research Synopsis

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

Keywords: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Axon Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Concussion, Mouse Models, Network Analysis, Brain Circuits, Learning and Memory, Myelin, Neurodevelopment

Methods Used: MRI (anatomical, diffusion, functional), biostatistics, histology, microscopy


Physiology (primary academic appointment), Scientist, Hospital for Sick Children, Neurosciences and Mental Health Department