Dr. Rebecca Macpherson

Becky MacPhersonRebecca MacPherson, PhD completed her doctorate at Brock University in 2013. Her interests in the benefits of exercise as a tool for both the prevention and treatment of chronic disease were sparked as an undergraduate student at the University of Guelph where she studied human kinetics.Rebecca then completed her Master’s degree with Dr. Peter Lemon at Western University.

Now she is a Postdoctoral Fellow at The University of Guelph investigating the beneficial effects of exercise at the whole body level as well as a cellular level in muscle, liver, and fat. Currently, she is funded by The Alzheimer’s Society of Canada to investigate the effects of exercise on brain health.

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