Rehabilitation Sciences Institute

Evdokia Anagnostou BSc, MD
Associate Professor
Institute of Medical Science
Contact Info
T: (416) 753-6005
Bloorview Research Institute - Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
150 Kilgour Road
Toronto, ON, M4G 1R8
Research Interests
Social and Cognitive Rehabilitation Sciences, Speech-Language Pathology, Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou, MD, is a child neurologist and senior clinician scientist at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital; associate professor in the department of Pediatrics at the University of Toronto; Assistant Director of Holland Bloorview’s Research Institute and co-lead of the Autism Research Centre (ARC). She holds a Canada Research Chair in translational therapeutics in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the Dr. Stuart D. Sims Chair in Autism at Holland Bloorview. Dr. Anagnostou’s research focuses on translating genomic and systems biology findings into novel treatments for ASD.

Publications and Awards

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Recent Publications

  1. Baribeau, D.A.,Dupuis, A., Paton, T., Hammill, C., Scherer, S., Schachar, R., Arnold, P., Szatmari, P., Nicolson, R., Georgiades, S., Crosbie, J., Brian, J., Iaboni, A., Kushki, A., Lerch, J.P., Anagnostou, E. (2019). Structural Neuroimaging Correlates of Social Deficits are similar in autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Analysis from the POND Network. Translation Psychiatry. 9(72): 1-14. Senior Responsible Author.
  2. Ameis HS, Lerch JP, Taylor M, Lee W, Viviano J, Pipitone J, Nazeri A, Croarkin P, Voineskos A, Lai MC, Crosbie J, Brian J, Soreni N, Schachar R, Szatmari P, Arnold P, Anagnostou E. (2016). A Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study in Children With ADHD,Autism Spectrum Disorder, OCD, and Matched Controls: Distinct and Non-Distinct White Matter Disruption and Dimensional Brain-Behavior Relationships. American Journal of Psychiatry (Dec.1). 173(12): 1213-1222. Senior Responsible Author.
  3. Anagnostou E, Aman MG, Handen BL, Sanders KB, Shui A, Hollway JA, Brian JA, Arnold LE, Capano L, Hellings JA, Butter E, Mankad D, Tumuluru R, Kettel J, Newsom CR, Peleg N, Odrobina D, McAuliffe-Bellin S, Zakroysky P, Marler S, Wagner A, Wong T, Macklin EA, Veenstra-VanderWeele J. (2016). Metformin for the Treatment of Overweight Induced by Atypical Antipsychotic Medication in Young People With Autistic Spectrum Disorder; A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA psychiatry (Sept.1). 73(9): 928-937. Principle Author.
  4. Baribeau DA, Dupuis A, Paton T, Doyle-Thomas KA, Iaboni A, Crosbie J, McGinn H, Arnold PD, Brian J, Kushki A, Nicolson R, Schachar RJ, Soreni N, Szatmari P, Anagnostou E. (2015). Examining and comparing social perception abilities across childhood onset neurodevelopmental disorders. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 54(6): 479-486. Senior Responsible Author.
  5. Doyle-Thomas KA, Lee W, Foster NE, Tryfon A, Ouimet T, Hyde KL, Evans AC, Lewis J, Zwaigenbaum L, Anagnostou E, NeuroDevNet ASD Imaging Group. (2015). Atypical functional brain connectivity during rest in autism spectrum disorders. Annals of Neurology. 77(5): 866-876. Senior Responsible Author.

Honours and Awards

  • Elected Chair: International Autism Society for Autism Research (INSAR) meeting. [2018-2019]
  • The Gerry Bloomfield Award; for outstanding contributions to the MCYS Ontario Autism Program Advisory Committee. Autism Ontario, Ontario, Canada (Distinction). [June 2018]
  • Dr. Stuart D. Sims Chair in Autism, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital & University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Distinction). Total Amount: 3,000,000 CAD. [June 2016]