Queen’s University

Dr. Doug Munoz is the Director, Centre for Neuroscience Studies and Professor in Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Psychology, and Medicine, Queen’s University. He obtained his PhD in neurology and neurosurgery at McGill University followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at McGill University and subsequently the National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health.

The main goals of his research are devoted understanding the neural circuitry controlling visual fixation and the generation of saccadic eye movements and using our knowledge of this circuitry to probe a variety of neurological and psychiatry disorders such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Tourette’s Syndrome, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He currently holds at Tier 1 Canada Research Chair, is the President of the Canadian Association for Neuroscience and Chair of the Canadian Institute of health Research (CIHR) Institute of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction.