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Renée K. Biss

Principal Investigator

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology track at the University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. 


I completed my Ph.D. in 2014 and M.A. in 2008 in the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto, supervised by Dr. Lynn Hasher, and my B.A. in Psychology at McGill University in 2007.

From 2013-15, I completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Neuropsychology & Cognitive Health program at Baycrest, supervised by Dr. Kelly Murphy. From 2016-17, I was a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Aging & Brain Health Innovation at Baycrest Health Sciences, the Ontario Telemedicine Network, and AGE-WELL NCE. My clinical experience includes work in private practice and at a specialized primary care clinic for people experiencing homelessness, the Inner City Family Health Team in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

My research explores ways to maximize cognitive health and emotional well-being across the lifespan, especially for older adults experiencing memory problems such as mild cognitive impairment and dementia. 




Lamis El-Sabaa, Undergraduate thesis student, 2021-2022

Lauren Larocque, Undergraduate thesis student, 2021-2022

Stephanie Souliere, Undergraduate thesis student and senior research assistant, 2020-2022

Sarah Elalem, Undergraduate thesis student, 2020-2021

Regan Ebanks, Undergraduate thesis student, 2020-2021

Jordan Sinadinovski, Undergraduate thesis student, 2019-2020


Karen Campbell, Brock University

Charlene Chu, University of Toronto

Lynn Hasher, University of Toronto & Rotman Research Institute

Guang Ying Mo, Toronto Metropolitan University

Kelly Murphy, Baycrest Health Sciences

Guy Proulx, York University Glendon Campus

Kristoffer Romero, University of Windsor

Gillian Rowe, Baycrest Health Sciences

Sylvain Roy, Inner City Family Health Team

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