Dante Duarte is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University and a Geriatric Psychiatrist at the Seniors Mental Health Program at St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton. Dante completed his MSc and PhD in Psychiatry at the Federal University of Minas Gerais and the University of São Paulo, Brazil, before carrying out a Postdoctoral Clinical-Research Fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston. His research is focused on investigating neural mechanisms to drive recovery in older adults with mood disorders and cognitive impairment (i.e. early to late-stage dementia). Dante’s research goals are to improve functional abilities as well as the quality of life of older adults and to advance the field of aging as a physician-scientist with experience in mood recovery and cognitive rehabilitation of the elderly.