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Spring 2015 Promotions - Department of Psychiatry

Spring Promotions 2015

The Department of Psychiatry Promotions Committee will be meeting to review the following recommendations for promotions of Tenured and Contract Academic Staff (CAS) members: • Faculty Lecturer to Assistant Professor • Assistant Professor to Associate Professor • Associate Professor to Full Professor Important • Before applying for promotions (in any category), the candidate must first notify the Chair....

Published: 21 Nov 2014

In the news: Dr. Karama in Science magazine

See Dr. Karama referenced in Science magazine regarding IQ, the Brain, and Alzheimer's disease.

Read more here (at page 571 column 2):



Published: 13 Nov 2014

Professor Michael Meaney 2014 Wilder-Penfield Prize- Prix du Québec

Professor Michael Meaney is awarded the Wilder-Penfield prize in recognition of his groundbreaking achievements in the biology of child development. Also recently winning the 2014 Klaus J....

Published: 5 Nov 2014

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. 


Published: 3 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. 


Published: 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....

Published: 14 Oct 2014

Annoucement from the Program Office

Annoucement from the Program Office

Dear Residents and Faculty,

Published: 9 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. He completed a 15-month postdoctoral fellowship at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Behavioral Genetics as well as a five-year postdoctoral fellowship in Brain Imaging at the Montreal Neurological Institute.

Published: 23 Jul 2014

Department of Psychiatry Newsletter - Summer 2014

Click to view: Department of Psychiatry Newsletter - Summer 2014

Published: 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. (Posted July 4, 2014) 

Diane B Boivin Pharmacological interventions to treat circadian disruption.

Thomas G Brown Dynamic decision making in the trajectory to driving while impaired behaviour: a virtual reality, randomized controlled experiment.

Published: 7 Jul 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

Published: 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.


Published: 2 May 2014

Department of Psychiatry Newsletter - Winter 2014

Click to view: Department of Psychiatry Newsletter - Winter 2014

Published: 28 Feb 2014

Leyton Addiction Research Prize, 2014




February 17, 2014

Subject: Leyton Addiction Research Prize

Dear Colleagues,

Published: 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.


Published: 11 Feb 2014