A pioneering clinician and distinguished medical researcher
With a determined passion to unveil the inner complexities and mysteries of the human brain, Dr. Wilder Penfield made ground breaking advancements in neuroscience that would forever change the treatment of epilepsy. His vision was to unite scientists from various disciplines to ultimately advance the neuroscience field and improve our understanding of the human brain. As a result, he established the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI). As Director of the MNI, Dr. Penfield made significant breakthroughs in the understanding and treatment of various forms of epilepsy and of brain scars resulting from trauma.