Dr. Denis Larrivee received his PhD doctoral degree in neuroscience from the Purdue University multidisciplinary consortium (Neurobiology, Electrical Engineering, Psychology, Molecular Biology, and Computer Science) with a focus on vision related research. He subsequently received a dual fellowship at Yale University's Medical School Department of Opthalmology and Yale's Department of Biology working under Professor Timothy Goldsmith, Department of Biology Chair. While at Yale he received the Association for Research in Vision and Opthalmology (ARVO) first place award for studies of mechanisms of nerve regeneration and degeneration in vision. He has been an Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell University Medical School in New York City, where he was a team member of Professor Bernice Grafstein, President of the Society for Neuroscience, research unit on nerve regeneration. He is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Neiswanger Bioethics Institute of Loyola University Chicago. Dr Larrivee is an International Neuroethics Society Expert, and has received top awards at their annual meetings in 2014 in Washington DC and in 2016 in San Diego. His presentations have included numerous venues in Europe, America, and the Middle East, including among others Washington, DC, Chicago, New York City, Montreal, Rome, Paris, Herzliyya (Israel), and San Diego. He is the author of more than 40 papers and book chapters, has been a reviewer for several journals, and is a member of numerous professional societies including the Society for Neuroscience, International Neuroethics Society, Philosophy of Science Association, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Brain division, and the International Association of Catholic Bioethicists.
Dr. Denis Larrivee's research and professional interest include vision and opthalmology, nerve regeneration, nerve and brain plasticity, neuroethics, bioethics, and philosophy of science.