Heidi Johansen-Berg University of Oxford, UK

Heidi Johansen-Berg is a Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow and Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the Nuffield Dept of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford. Since 2015, Heidi has been the Director of the Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB), a multidisciplinary research centre dedicated to the use of non-invasive neuroimaging in basic and clinical neuroscience research. Heidi’s own research is focused on brain plasticity, with particular interest in how the brain changes when we learn new skills or recover from damage such as stroke. Her group tackles these questions using brain imaging and stimulation methods in both humans and rodents.