Adriana DI POLO

Adriana DI POLO


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Full professor Department of neuroscience, Université de Montréal

Research Chair

Chairholder Chaire de recherche du Canada sur le glaucome et la neurodégénérescence liée à l'âge / Canada Research Chair in Glaucoma and Age-Related Neurodegeneration

Other Affiliations

Member Groupe de recherche sur le système nerveux central (GRSNC) of the FRQS

Member FRQS Quebec Vision Health Research Network

Member Groupe de recherche en sciences de la vision (GRSV)

Adjunct professor School of Optometry, Université de Montréal

Research Interests

  • Development of therapeutic strategies for neuroprotection in glaucoma. 
  • Identification of signaling pathways that regulate neuronal survival and regeneration.
  • Characterization of neuron-glia interactions in the injured retina.


The mission of the Neuroscience research theme is to elucidate the biological, environmental and social mechanisms of neurological diseases and to develop novel and innovative therapies to prevent, treat or cure them. The research activities are grouped into five themes, incorporating clinica…

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