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Melissa Biscardi, MSc, RN, DOMP

Melissa Biscardi, MSc, RN, DOMP is a Registered Nurse and Research Trainee at the University of Toronto. Her clinical practice and research focuses on adults suffering with persistent post-concussion symptoms with a focus on those related to the visual system. Melissa has been trained by the Carrick Institute and uses applied neurology and an evidence-based approach to support the best outcomes in clinic. She has a strong interest in rehabilitation-based interventions to help individuals with persistent symptoms recover and regain their quality of life. She is also interested in sex-based differences in concussion risk, subtype, rehabilitation strategies and outcomes. Her Master of Science, under the supervision of Dr. Colantonio, looked at persistent symptoms in women and explored the novel hormone Anti-Mullerian Hormone.’ Recently Melissa was awarded the Women and Brain Health scholarship in partnership with Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and Mitacs Accelerate in collaboration with NeuroFlex Inc.