Prof Gabrielle DeVeber
Professor deVeber is a Pediatric Neurologist in the Children's Stroke Program and Division of Neurology, and a Senior Scientist in the Child Health Evaluation Sciences Program at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Canada. She is Professor of Paediatrics and a faculty member of The Institute of Medical Science at the University of Toronto.
Her career and research have focussed on stroke in newborns and children, defining the frequency, causes, treatments and outcomes of paediatric stroke. She initiated the Children’s Stroke Program at Sickkids and several large multi-centre collaborative studies. These include the Canadian Paediatric Ischemic Stroke Registry and the International Paediatric Stroke Study (IPSS), a large international study of childhood stroke with over 6,000 children enrolled at over 201enrolling centres spanning 45 countries in Asia, Europe and North and South America. She has mentored many young neurologists specializing in pediatric stroke, published and lectured extensively on this topic and garnered several prestigious awards for her research work.
Professor deVeber moved to part-time practice in 2018 and currently runs a monthly Stroke Clinic at Sickkids while continuing to mentor and publish in pediatric stroke in her Senior Scientist position.