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Name: Maurice Ptito, PhD., MD
McGill title: Adjunct Professor
Hospital title Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Phone (514) 398-6502
Fax (514) 398-2382
Email maurice.ptito@umontreal.ca
Areas of clinical expertise/research interests

Development and plasticity of the visual system in animal (hamsters, cats, monkeys) and human (normal as well as cortical lesions and blindness) models. Techniques used involve single unit recordings, neuroanatomy, optical imaging, behavior, fMRI and PET.

Fetal alcoholic syndrome in monkeys: behavioral genetics, anatomy and physiology. Our work is supported by CHIR, NSERC, FRSQ and the Harland Sanders foundation (research chair in vision sciences).

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