Principal Investigator

Dr. Brianne Kent (PhD) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Canada Research Chair (II) in Translational Neuroscience and Dementia, and a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar. Dr. Kent’s research program examines the fundamental processes underlying cognition, circadian rhythms, and neurodegenerative disease in both rodent models and humans. In addition to research, Dr. Kent is an Open Science advocate, member of the CIHR Governing Council, and Associate Director of the SFU Institute for Neuroscience and Neurotechnology

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Simon Fraser University (2009)
  • Master of Science, Yale University (2010)
  • Master of Philosophy, Yale University (2011)
  • Doctorate of Philosophy, University of Cambridge (2015)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of British Columbia (2015 - 2019)
  • Postdoctoral Certificate in Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School (2020)


ORCID Profile

Teaching: Psyc 325: Learning and Memory