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Michael Vesia, PhD

Michael Vesia, PhD

Assistant Professor, Movement Science

School of Kinesiology

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Dr. Michael Vesia, assistant professor of Movement Science and director of the Brain Behavior Laboratory at the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology received his PhD in Kinesiology and Health Sciences from York University and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Waterloo and University of Toronto.

Dr. Vesia has published over 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of NeurophysiologyExperimental Brain ResearchCerebral Cortex, Brain Stimulation and the Journal of Neuroscience. His research focuses on understanding brain network dynamics in cognition, perception, and movement after brain injuries and neurological disease. He hopes to improve movement and cognition in older adults and individuals with neurological disorders through non-invasive brain stimulation and motor-cognitive therapies.


PhD Kinesiology and Health Sciences, York University