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In the news: How stress affects unborn babies- Dr. King

To read more about how stress affects unborn babies in Dr. King's article, click on the link below.  http://forumblog.org/2014/10/stress-affects-unborn-babies/?utm_content=buffera4145&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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Published on : 03 Nov 2014

In the news: Dr. Alain Brunet speaks about post-traumatic stress

Click on the link below to read the article, and listen to Dr. Alain Brunet speak about post-traumatic stress in French.  http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/les_eclaireurs/2014-2015/chronique.asp?idChronique=353235

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Published on : 27 Oct 2014

Professor Michael Meaney as the 2014 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize Laureate

McGill University Professor Michael Meaney has been selected as the 2014 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize Laureate in recognition of his groundbreaking achievements in the biology of child development. A jury of experts selected Prof. Meaney, who is also Scientific Director at the Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics and Mental Health at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, for this honour for his pioneering, cutting edge research on the biological mechanisms by which parental behaviour affects brain development and lifelong function.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2014

Annoucement from the Program Office

Annoucement from the Program Office Dear Residents and Faculty,

Published on : 09 Oct 2014

Spotlight on Dr. Sherif Karama

Dr. Karama is a McGill-trained general psychiatrist with research training in brain imaging and genetics. He received his PhD in Neuroscience from the Université de Montréal.

Published on : 23 Jul 2014

Department of Psychiatry Newsletter - Summer 2014

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Published on : 23 Jul 2014

Results of the March 2014 CIHR Operating Grants Competition

Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the CIHR operating grants competition.

Published on : 07 Jul 2014

ACCESS Canada: The Douglas Institute at the heart of the future in youth care

http://www.douglas.qc.ca/news/1268?locale=en        

Published on : 16 Jun 2014

Student Research Day, Award Recipients

Congratulations to the award recipients of the 2014 Student Research Day!  Ian Blum, FRSQ Top Presentation Prize, Douglas (supervisor: Dr. Kai-Florian Storch)A novel neurological mechanism driving rhythms of dopamine release Lauren Reynolds, Douglas Institute Second Prize, Douglas (supervisor: Dr.

Published on : 11 Jun 2014

Spotlight on Dr. Brett Thombs

With this issue of the spotlight, we would like to congratulate Dr. Brett Thombs who is the recipient of the 2014 Principal’s Prize for Outstanding Emergent Researchers. This award was created in 2013 to encourage and celebrate McGill’s most outstanding earl-career researchers, as well as to provide them with an advantage as they apply for external awards by adding a prestigious internal distinction to their list of accomplishments.   Dr.

Published on : 02 May 2014

Department of Psychiatry Newsletter - Winter 2014

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Published on : 28 Feb 2014

Leyton Addiction Research Prize, 2014

      February 17, 2014 Subject: Leyton Addiction Research Prize Dear Colleagues, Please find attached the application form for the 2014 Leyton Addiction Research Prize.

Published on : 17 Feb 2014

Spotlight on Dr. Laurence J Kirmayer

This week, we would like to spotlight Dr. Laurence J Kirmayer, a James McGill Professor and the Director of the Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry. He is also editor-in-chief of Transcultural Psychiatry (the official journal of the Section on Transcultural Psychiatry of the World Psychiatric Association), which was founded at McGill and celebrated its 50th volume on October 25, 2013.   Dr.

Published on : 11 Feb 2014

9,8 millions de dollars pour créer un centre spécialisé en recherche sur la dépression et le suicide

Montréal, 4 février 2014 – Le ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS) Réjean Hébert, M.D., Ph.D., accompagné de la directrice générale de l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale Douglas, madame Lynne McVey et le chef du programme des troubles dépressifs de l’Institut et directeur du Groupe McGill d’études sur le suicide, Gustavo Turecki, M.D., Ph.D., ont annoncé l’octroi de 7,2 M$ pour la création du

Published on : 06 Feb 2014

Dr. Gabriella Gobbi's Research applauded by national and international media

Dr. Gabriella Gobbi’s recent revolutionary research,  “Father Absence in the Monogamous California Mouse Impairs Social Behavior and Modifies Dopamine and Glutamate Synapses in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex” (Cerebral CORTEX, Oxford Journals) highlighting the importance of fathers in both neurobiology and behavior of offspring has been featured by numerous media outlets.

Published on : 05 Feb 2014