Lotfi Merabet, O.D., Ph.D., MPH

Lotfi Merabet is an optometrist and neuroscientist investigating how the brain adapts to the loss of sight. He completed his doctorate degree in neuroscience (University of Montréal) and clinical doctorate in optometry (New England College of Optometry). He then continued his post-doctoral training at Harvard Medical School, Boston University, and the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging and completed his Master’s degree in Public Health (Harvard). In 2010, he joined the faculty of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary as a clinical-researcher. His work is supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and he serves as member of the Board of Directors and Trustees for the Carroll Center for the Blind and the National Braille Press.

Professional Development Offerings

This workshop presents an overview of how the brain is organized with particular focus on the visual system.
Onsite Training
This workshop presents a rare opportunity to listen to top experts in the field discuss current research and practice related to brain-based visual impairments.
Onsite Training
In this webinar, Dr. Merabet defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss.
Webinar