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Department of Psychiatry Newsletter - Fall 2014

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Published on : 24 Dec 2014

In the news: Dr. Michael Meaney speaks about the environment and genes predisposed to delinquency

To listen to Dr. Michael Meaney speak about how the environment plays a role in the expression of certain genes predisposed to delinquency, please click the following link. http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/les_annees_lumiere/2014-2015/chronique.asp?idChronique=358663

Published on : 22 Dec 2014

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.

Classified as : Faculty, Psychiatry, promotion
Published on : 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): http://www.sciencemag.org/content/346/6209/568.full.pdf  

Classified as : Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 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. Jacobs Research Prize Laureate, he is one of two professors from McGill among the 14 winners of this year’s Prix du Québec—considered the most prestigious award attributed by the Government of Québec in cultural and scientific fields. Congratulations again, Professor Meaney! Read more:

Published on : 05 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.  http://forumblog.org/2014/10/stress-affects-unborn-babies/?utm_content=buffera4145&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
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

Classified as : Faculty, External, Students
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.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
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

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