Emma Duerden, PhD is a Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience and Learning Disorders. She is an Assistant Professor in Applied Psychology in the Faculty of Education and a member of the Brain & Mind Institute at Western University, Canada. She is also a Scientist in the Maternal, Fetal and Newborn Health Division at the Children’s Health Research Institute. Her research examines early life stress (e.g., pain, brain injury) and the association with brain development and cognitive outcomes in infants and children.


Assistant Professor