Dr. Laforce obtained his PhD in Clinical Neuropsychology in 1998 and worked as an Assistant Professor in Cognitive Neurosciences before completing his studies in Behavioral Neurology in 2011. He performed a Fellowship in frontotemporal dementia under Dr. Bruce Miller at the Memory and Aging Center, University of California San Francisco. He conducted brain imaging studies using FEG-PET and amyloid PET with Dr. Gil Rabinovici (University of California, Berkeley). He has been the co-leader of the Neurology class at the Laval University Faculty of Medicine, since 2012. He is a Clinician and Researcher in the CHU de Québec research center, member of the C5R (Consortium of Canadian Centres for Clinical Cognitive Research), RQRV (Réseau Québécois de Recherche sur le Vieillissement), and CINQ (Consortium d’Imagerie en Neurosciences et santé mentale de Québec). Dr. Laforce obtained several major grants (CIHR, Weston Brain Institute, RMGA), presented at national and international meetings, published over 100 scientific papers in prestigious journals such as Lancet Neurology, Brain, Neurology, Neuroimage, Alzheimer Research and Therapy. He wrote a book on memory as well as book chapters. Dr. Laforce is one of the Principal Investigators in the great international endeavours GENFI (Genetic Frontotemporal Dementia Initiative) and DIAN (Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network). He leads several research projects on the development of cognitive tools (www.dcqtest.org et www.quoco.org) and the clinical utility of molecular imaging such as FDG-PET and amyloid PET in the differential diagnosis of atypical dementias.

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McHugh T, Laforce R Jr, Gallagher P, Quinn S, Diggle P, Buchanan L

Natural history of the long-term cognitive, affective, and physical sequelae of mild traumatic brain injury.

Journal Article

Brain Cogn, 60 (2), pp. 209-11, 2006, ISSN: 0278-2626.

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Tuokko HA, Gabriel G, CSHA Neuropsychology Working Group

Neuropsychological detection of cognitive impairment: inter-rater agreement and factors affecting clinical decision-making.

Journal Article

J Int Neuropsychol Soc, 12 (1), pp. 72-9, 2006, ISSN: 1355-6177.

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Laforce R Jr, McLean S

Knowledge and fear of developing Alzheimer's disease in a sample of healthy adults.

Journal Article

Psychol Rep, 96 (1), pp. 204-6, 2005, ISSN: 0033-2941.

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Laforce R Jr

Avez-vous des troubles de mémoire ? Comment la mémoire fonctionne, ses troubles et des trucs pour la maximiser

Book

Les Éditions Option Santé Enr, Québec, QC, 2004, ISBN: 978-2-922598-17-9.

Laforce R Jr, Doyon J

Differential role for the striatum and cerebellum in response to novel movements using a motor learning paradigm.

Journal Article

Neuropsychologia, 40 (5), pp. 512-7, 2002, ISSN: 0028-3932.

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Laforce R Jr

Revue des mécanismes d'apprentissage par lesquels le striatum participe à l'apprentissage implicite d'habiletés

Journal Article

Rev Neuropsychol, 12 (3), pp. 379-399, 2002, ISSN: 2101-6739.

Laforce R Jr, Martin-MacLeod L

Symptom cluster associated with mild traumatic brain injury in university students.

Journal Article

Percept Mot Skills, 93 (1), pp. 281-8, 2001, ISSN: 0031-5125.

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Laforce R Jr, Doyon J

Distinct contribution of the striatum and cerebellum to motor learning.

Journal Article

Brain Cogn, 45 (2), pp. 189-211, 2001, ISSN: 0278-2626.

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Laforce R Jr, Hayward S, Cox LV

Impaired skill learning in children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure.

Journal Article

J Int Neuropsychol Soc, 7 (1), pp. 112-4, 2001, ISSN: 1355-6177.

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Laforce R Jr, Gibson B, Morehouse R, Bailey PA, MacLaren VV

Neuropsychiatric profile of a case of post traumatic stress disorder following an electric shock.

Journal Article

Med J Malaysia, 55 (4), pp. 524-6, 2000, ISSN: 0300-5283.

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Active projects

  • Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec - Université Laval, Subvention, Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec - Université Laval, Centres de recherche affiliés, from 2017-01-01 to 2099-12-31
  • Centre thématique de recherche en neurosciences, Subvention, Institutionnel - BDR, BDR - Centres de recherche reconnus, from 1999-06-01 to 2020-10-18
  • Phase Two of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging, Subvention, Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada, Consortium canadien en neurodégénérescence et vieillissement (CCNV), from 2019-04-01 to 2024-03-31

Recently finished projects

  • Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging - Full proposal, Subvention, Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada, Consortium canadien en neurodégénérescence et vieillissement (CCNV), from 2014-04-01 to 2019-03-31
  • Étude du métabolisme cérébral chez les porteurs asymptomatiques d'une mutation MAPT : une sous-étude GENFI, Subvention, Société Alzheimer de Québec, from 2017-11-07 to 2018-11-06
  • Genetic Frontotemporal dementia Initiative (GENFI), Subvention, Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada, Subvention de fonctionnement, from 2014-07-01 to 2019-06-30
  • IUCPQ application for Core Clinical Center for CTSN network, Subvention, National Institute of Health (USA), Centres cliniques principaux pour le Réseau d’essais chirurgicaux cardiothoraciques (CTSN), from 2013-07-17 to 2019-01-31
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