Faraneh Vargha Khadem
Dr Vargha-Khadem was born in Tehran, Iran and completed her graduate
studies in 1979 at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and the
University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She completed her
post-doctoral training at the Montreal Children's Hospital in 1981,
thereafter joining the Faculty of Neurology and Neurosurgery at
McGill University where she worked for two years before moving to
London, England. In 1983, she accepted a faculty research position
at the Institute of Child Health, London, where she has remained to
the present time. Dr Vargha-Khadem's research and clinical work is
directed toward understanding the cognitive and behavioral deficits of
brain-injured children in terms of the underlying neuropathology, with the
goal of developing new knowledge about the ontogeny of specific neural
systems. Dr Vargha-Khadem is a member of the Baha'i Faith, a world
religion dedicated to establishing peace and unity among mankind.
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