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Salah El Mestikawy

Scientists identify key gene associated with addiction

Tue, 2015-08-04 10:04

A new study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry by a team led by Salah El Mestikawy, Ph.D., researcher at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute (CIUSSS de l’Ouest-de-l’île-de-Montréal), professor at McGill University and head of research at CNRS INSERM UPMC in Paris, opens the field to new understanding of the molecular mechanism underlying addiction in humans.

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Contact: Anne Quirion
Organization: Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2717

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: McGill University
Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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Two Douglas psychiatrists honoured by the Verdun community

Wed, 2013-11-27 14:02

Mimi Israël, MD, and Serge Beaulieu, MD, PhD received a 2013 “Coup de chapeau verdunois” for their commitment as first-line psychiatrists. The awards were handed out by Roger Cadieux, President of the Forum économique de Verdun, during a recognition ceremony on the evening of November 27.

This award recognizes the involvement of Verdun residents and employees.

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Contact: Marie france Coutu
Organization: The Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2769
Source Site: /psychiatry

Douglas-Based Research Team Obtains $1.5 Million to Study a New Method of Neuronal Communication

Wed, 2013-11-27 14:02

Salah El Mestikawy, PhD, a researcher at The Douglas Institute, along with his research team, have received $1.5 million to explore the dual signalling capacity of neurons. This research grant is one of five new Multi-Investigator Research Initiative (MIRI) grants awarded by Brain Canada with funds from the Canada Brain Research Fund and Partners.

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Contact: Marie france Coutu
Organization: The Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2769
Source Site: /psychiatry