Lotfi B. Merabet, O.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.


Associate Scientist,
Schepens Eye Research Institute

Associate Professor
of Ophthalmology,
Harvard Medical School

Director, the Laboratory for Visual Neuroplasticity,
Mass. Eye and Ear


Dr. Merabet is an optometrist-scientist and a member of the research faculty in the Vision Rehabilitation Service at Massachusetts Eye and Ear.  He is active in research relating to individuals' adaptations to loss of sight. Read more...


  • 1992-1995, MSc, Physiology, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada         
  • 1995-1999, PhD, Neuroscience, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada  
  • 1999-2001, OD, OptometryNew England College of Optometry, Boston, MA 
  • 2001-2003, MMSc, Clinical Investigation, Harvard-MIT Health Sciences Technology, Boston, MA
  • 2001-2003, Postdoctoral Fellow, Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA  
  • 2003-2004, Postdoctoral Fellow, Neuroimaging, MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Boston University, Boston, MA   
  • 2009-201, MPH, Clinical Effectiveness, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA

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