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Gustavo Saposnik

Affiliate Scientist

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Cardiovascular Research Program



Contact Gustavo Saposnik


  • PhD Candidate, Neuroeconomics (Decision Neurosciences), University of Zurich
  • MSc, Clinical Effectiveness, Harvard School of Public Health and University of Buenos Aires
  • MD, University of Buenos Aires

Research Focus

  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Neurological disorders
  • Decision support tools/systems
  • Health care delivery
  • Health services research
  • Ethnicity

Other Affiliations

  • Director, Stroke Outcomes Research Unit, Mobility Program, St. Michael's Hospital
  • Scientist, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Education, University of Toronto

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Heart and Stroke Foundation Mid-Career Investigator Award

    2018: Awarded to Dr. Gustavo Saposnik for "Improving stroke outcomes by making better decisions." Mid-Career Investigator awardees have a body of work that is well-recognized, frequently cited and considered by their peers to be influential and of excellent quality.

  • Heart & Stroke Foundation New Investigator Competition - Distinguished Clinician Scientist Award

    2012-2017: Awarded to Dr. Gustavo Saposnik for "Efficacy of virtual reality exercises using Wii gaming technology in stroke rehabilitation: a multicentre randomized clinical trial (EVEREST multicentre)".

  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Clinician Scientist Award

    2008-2011: Awarded to Dr. Gustavo Saposnik for "Premature Stroke Associated with Recency of Immigration to Ontario" (PRESARIO).

Recent ICES Publications