The BRILLIANT Team

The BRILLANT (Biomedical Research and Informatics Living Laboratory for Innovative Advances of New Technologies) research project was recently awarded a $5 million grant from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation. The ground-breaking project was developed by a team of researchers from McGill University, Université de Montréal, and the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation.

The BRILLIANT-Rehab research team comprises 10 principal users from McGill University and Université de Montréal. Eight are researchers are from the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation, one of the largest rehabilitation research centres in Canada.

Principal Investigators

Dr. Sara Ahmed
Principal Investigator, Scientific Director, BRILLIANT
Dr. Claudine Auger
Principal Investigator
Dr. Philippe Archambault
Principal Investigator
Dr. Audrey Durand
Principal Investigator
Dr. Anouk Lamontagne
Principal Investigator
Dr. Annette Majnemer
Principal Investigator
Dr. Sylvie Nadeau
Principal Investigator
Dr. Joelle Pineau
Principal Investigator
Dr. Alain Ptito
Principal Investigator
Dr. Claude Sicotte
Principal Investigator
Dr. Bonnie Swaine
Principal Investigator

Collaborating Investigators

Dr. Félix Chénier
Collaborating Investigator
Dr. Roberto de Almeida
Collaborating Investigator
Dr. Cyril Duclos
Collaborating Investigator
Dr. Joyce Fung
Collaborating Investigator
Dr. Dany Gagnon
Collaborating Investigator
Dr. Eva Kehayia
Collaborating Investigator
Dr. Michelle Mckerral
Collaborating Investigator
Dr. Aliki Thomas
Collaborating Investigator
Dr. Denise Keiko Shikako Thomas
Collaborating Investigator
Dr. Walter Wittich
Collaborating Investigator

Management Team

Emmanuella Michel

Project Manager

Lina Petrella

Project Officer

Students & Staff

Christophe Alarie
PhD Candidate
Rehab Alhasani
PhD Candidate
Rebecca Ataman
PhD Candidate
Dr. Zachary Boychuck
Postdoctoral Scholar
Marco Buhler
PhD Student
Fadi Chaar
MSc Candidate
Nicole George
PhD Student
Guido Guberman
MD/PhD Student
Pascaline Kengne Talla
Postdoctoral Fellow
Mushirah Hossenbaccus
Research Staff
Salman Nourbakhsh
PhD Student
Tatiana Ogourtsova
Postdoctoral Fellow
Enrico Quilico
PhD Student
Dennis Radman
PhD Student
Thayla Amorim Santino
PhD Candidate
Hui (Harriet) Yan
MSc Candidate

BRILLIANT

Biomedical Research and Informatics Living Laboratory
for Innovative Advances of New Technologies