Baycrest Hospital

Derek Beaton, PhD., is an ONDRI scholar and postdoctoral fellow at the Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest Health Sciences under the supervision of Stephen Strother. Derek is part of the Neuroinformatics and Biostatistics (NIBS) Platform within ONDRI. Derek has an MS and a PhD in Cognition and Neuroscience from The University of Texas at Dallas, as well as a BSc and a MS in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.

Derek’s research focus is on developing and applying multivariate techniques for complex, mixed, and multi-domain or multi-source data, which help uncover gene-brain-behavior relationships in the neurodegenerative disorders.