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About Our Lab

The Gait and Brain Lab is a research facility at Parkwood Institute, London, Ontario. We specialize in ageing-related research, specifically looking at the interaction between one’s mobility and cognition as one ages. The Gait and Brain Lab’s mission is to integrate “Mobility and Cognition” as a new line of research to better understand and treat the epidemic of insidious disability in older people.


Gait and Brain Seminar: Upcoming Presentation

The Gait and Brain Lab is welcoming Professor Tahir Masud from the British Geriatrics Society on Monday April 29th @ 2:45PM. Please see more details for this event on the poster below.

If you would like to participate via OTN please click the link here or use event ID# 107712425. This link will be live at 2PM the day of the event.

More details on our seminar series can be found on the Seminars page.


Job Opportunity: Data Entry/Analyst

The Gait and Brain Lab is looking to add a member to our team who specializes in data entry and analysis. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and with a collaborative research team, please email us at info@gaitandbrain.com with your resume and a short description of why you are the best candidate for this position.


Congratulations to Dr. Montero-Odasso!

Dr. Montero-Odasso was awarded with the Dr. Joseph Gilbert Research Contribution of the Year award at the Lawson Impact Awards for his publication in JAMA Neurology titled “Association of dual-task gait with incident dementia in Mild Cognitive Impairment: Results from the Gait and Brain Study”.


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Research Opportunities

Do you have memory problems?
Do you have trouble remembering things?
Are you 60 years old or older?
Would you like to be part of a research study?

Interested older adults are invited to call to get information about participating in our research studies.

Our projects are looking at the relationship between walking and cognition (how you think and reason). If you have concerns about your memory, you are encouraged to call us and , if you meet certain criteria, you will be invited to take part in our research studies. You may then be invited to come to Parkwood Institute, part of St. Joseph’s Health Care London, and undergo a thorough assessment by our  trained professionals. As a part of the study, you will have a complete memory and mobility evaluation, which can be sent to your family physician if you wish.

If you are interested, please contact us today! info@gaitandbrain.com