Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Douglas Mental Health University Institute

The Douglas Research Centre is the second largest mental health research centre in Canada, comprising a team of multi-disciplinary Principal Investigators, and MSc and PhD students and postdocs from diverse departments at McGill University and other institutions. The Douglas Research Centre is embedded in the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, and part of the Centre Intégré Universitaire de Santé et de Services Sociaux (CIUSSS) de l’Ouest-de-l’île-de-Montréal.

Many of our researchers are members of the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, and are conducting vital research, using different methodological approaches to study five main research areas:

Bringing together leading scientists in basic and clinical research, the Douglas Research Centre boasts four major research platforms, and several major research initiatives:

Researchers at the Douglas also have access to a number of services and support, including:

More information about our research and projects can be found here:

Groundbreaking clinical studies are is being conducted at the Douglas Research Centre. For more information please consult

The Douglas Research Centre is a worldwide leader in research in neuroscience and mental health, with more than 250 publications per year and over 250 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Most of the graduate students are enrolled in MSc or PhD programs at McGill University, including the Integrated Program in Neuroscience (IPN).

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