Scott Broadbent, B.Sc.

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Scott’s background includes a B.Sc. in Microbiology and Immunology at McGillUniversity, and 3 years of clinical research in infectious diseases. He iscurrently completing a B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering at ConcordiaUniversity and is working at the BIC on designing, building and testing anMRI compatible, pneumatically operated, vibrotactile stimulator for use withParkinson’s patients. Once completed the device will be used during fMRIscans of patients, to obtain data on activity in the thalamus (specificallythe motor cortex) elicited by externally provoking the patient’s hand withthe stimulator. In his spare time, Scott likes to compete in marathons, swim, bike and read.

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