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. Cecilia Flores)
Adolescent amphetamine exposure disrupts the development of medial prefrontal cortex dopamine connectivity

Sonia Jego, Douglas Institute Third Prize, Douglas (supervisor: Dr. Antoine R. Adamantidis)
Optogenetic dissection of the MCH system: implications for sleep-state modulation

Ian Mahar, Douglas Institute Third Prize, Douglas (supervisor: Dr. Naguib Mechawar)
Neurogenic and affective regulation by hippocampal neuregulin-1/ErbB signalling

Emily Yung, MUHC Prize (supervisor: Dr. Nancy C.P. Low)
Peer support, depressive symptoms, and suicidality among young adults

Alexandra Blair, Birmingham-Denis Prize (supervisor: Dr. Norbert Schmitz)
The longitudinal effects of neighborhood social and material deprivation change on psychological distress in urban,
community-dwelling Canadian adults

Kevin Francis Casey, Marco Leyton Addiction Award (supervisor: Dr. Marco Leyton)
Reduced Dopamine Response to Amphetamine in Subjects at Ultra-High Risk for Addiction