Lara Boyd, PhD
Site leader, University of British Columbia

Neuroscientist and physical therapist Lara Boyd, PhD, is a Professor at the University of British Columbia and Canada Research Chair in Neurobiology of Motor Learning, a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Career Investigator and a Peter Wall Scholar. Dr. Boyd directs UBC’s Brain Behaviour Lab. Her work focuses on answering the question of what limits, and what facilitates, neuroplasticity.  Dr. Boyd also serves as the Health Research Advisor to the Vice President, Research, at UBC and she is the university’s delegate to the Canadians Institutes of Health Research.