Julie Robillard

Degrees / Designations 


Email Address 
Mailing Address 
Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health 2215 Wesbrook Mall Room 3450D Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5


Academic Appointment 
Assistant Professor
Body Locations and Systems 
Alzheimer's Disease
Other Areas of Research 
health communications
health ethics

Dr. Julie Robillard is Assistant Professor of Neurology at UBC and faculty at the National Core for Neuroethics and at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health. After completing a PhD in neuroscience looking at synaptic plasticity in the aging brain, Dr. Robillard built on her thesis work in a way that emphasizes the human translational side of neuroscience. She leads a research program at the intersection of aging, ethics and new media and has developed innovative techniques for the analysis of brain health and social media. Dr. Robillard's research has been featured widely in broad-reaching media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal and the National Post, as well as in high impact publications and at international conferences.