Isabelle Peretz has been awarded the Montreal Women’s Y Foundation’s 27th Women of Distinction Award for the category Research and Innovation. Among her achievements, she established BRAMS (International Laboratory for BRAin, Music and Sound research) at the Université de Montréal campus in 2005. She was among the first to demonstrate the uses of music in medicine, and has shown how music can assist individuals with speech aphasia, and be used as an analgesic and stimulate the brain of Alzheimer’s patients. The award ceremony had been captured on video on the link below.
View the online ceremony and read more about Isabell Peretz research here