Lara Boyd is the Canada Research Chair in Neurobiology of Motor Learning, a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Career Investigator, a Peter Wall Scholar, and a professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She is also a neuroscientist and physical therapist. Boyd directs the Brain Behaviour Lab at and has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers. Her work centers on the limitations and facilitation of neuroplasticity.
Boyd also serves as the Health Research Advisor to the UBC Vice President Research and International and is UBC’s delegate to the Canadian Institutes for Health Research.