Ramirez, Joel, PhD.

AIM 1, CVD, Neuroimaging, Scholar

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Joel Ramirez, PhD., is a Senior Research Associate with the L.C. Campbell Cognitive Neurology Research Unit at the Sunnybrook Research Institute’s Hurvitz Brain Sciences Program and the University of Toronto. He has developed, taught, and supervised the application of a comprehensive MRI-based neuroimaging volumetric extraction pipeline, called SABRE-Lesion Explorer, which is currently being implemented in ONDRI and in a number of on-going clinical trials examining neurovascular and neurodegenerative diseases.

His research focuses on the use of neuroimaging techniques to examine the overlap and interaction between cerebral small vessel disease, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.