Research Supervisors

Name Research Interests
Accili, Eric molecular mechanisms responsible for cellular pacemaking behavior
Allan, Douglas Nervous system
Auld, Vanessa development, nervous system, permeability barriers, glia , cell biology , genetics, in vivo imaging, epithelia
Austin, Jehannine Genetics, genomics, genetic counseling, psychiatric illness, mental illness, mental health, psychiatry, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, postpartum depression, perinatal mental health, Mood & Anxiety Disorders, Schizophrenia
Bamji, Shernaz synapse biology, primary neuronal cultures, transgenic mouse models, neurodevelopmental disease
Barr, Alasdair Mental health and addictions, with a particular emphasis on psychosis and the medications used in its treatment, Anesthesiology
Barton, Jason face perception, object recognition, eye movements, higher visual function, Human vision and eye movement
Beasley, Clare Louise identify changes in the brains of individuals with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder that may elucidate the etiology of these disorders and provide clues to novel treatments; white matter pathology and inflammation; effects of antipsychotic medications on the brain
Bhagavatula, Sastry Age-related research, Anesthesiology, plasticity of synaptic transmission, mammalian central nervous system
Boyd, Lara Motor learning, Plasticity / Neuronal Regeneration , Motor System, Learning, Neurophysiology
Brotto, Lori sexual dysfunction, mindfulness, sexual desire
Cairns, Brian pain mechanisms, headache, temporomandibular disorders, sex-related differences, peripheral analgesics
Cashman, Neil prion disease, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, protein misfolding diseases, Alzheimer's
Christoff, Kalina brain, cognitive neuroscience, psychology, prefronal cortex, fMRI, neuroimaging, neuropsychology, executive functions, problem solving, reasoning, thinking, mind-wandering, attention, consciousness, real-time fMRI, trauma and PTSD, Cognitive and neural basis of human thought, reasoning and problem solving
Clark, Luke Gambling, Problem Gambling, Addiction, Decision-Making, Reward, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive and neurobiological mechanisms involved in gambling behaviour and disordered gambling
Craig, Ann Marie Excitatory and inhibitory synapses, Synapse development and plasticity, Synapse organizing proteins, Neurotransmitter receptors, Autism and schizophrenia
Cynader, Max eye diseases; glaucoma; dyslexia; stroke; neurotrauma; memory; vision; learning disabilities; hearing development; recovery after brain damage; ischemia; gene therapy, Alzheimer's
Diamond, Adele executive functions , prefrontal cortex, dopamine, working memory, self-control, self-regulation, cognition, COMT gene, sex differences, stress, ACEs, resilience, social determinants of health, ADHD, depression, PTSD, physical activity, the arts, mindfulness
Doudet, Doris Brain imaging, mood disorders, stimulation therapies, Parkinson's disease
Eich, Eric Mood congruence and mood dependence in learning and remembering, memory impairments associated with bipolar affective illness, the cognitive correlates of dissociative identity disorder, and subjective, behavioral, and neural differences between field (first-person perspective) and observer (third-person perspective) memories
Eng, Janice Neurorehabilitation, spinal cord, brain
Enns, James attention, action kinematics, social perception
Farrer, Matthew Parkinson's disease, Dementia, Epilepsy
Floresco, Stanley Bogdan Neural circuits subserving learning and executive functions, behavioural and electrophysiological analyses of limbic-cortical-striatal interactions involved in decision making and behavioural flexibility, animal models of schizophrenia and drug addiction
Galea, Liisa Ann Margaret hippocampus, sex differences, neuroplasticity, estrogens, women's health
Giaschi, Deborah amblyopia, reading
Goldowitz, Daniel Genetic basis of brain disease, neurobiology of autism, Huntingtong's gene, mouse/mice epigenetics, gene regulatory network
Gordon, Michael Neuroscience, Neural circuits, Sensory systems, Feeding, Taste, Gustation, Drosophila, Chemosensation
Graf, Peter Memory, Prospective memory, Morality of Memory, Memory and Aging, Cognitive changes across the lifespan, Memory in Alzheimer’s Disease, Cognitive, Alzheimer's
Gregory-Evans, Cheryl Tissue fusion during development, Aniridia, retinal therapeutics
Gregory-Evans, Kevin retina, stem cells, gene therapy, retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, age-related macular degeneration, Stargardt’s disease, Best’s disease, x-linked retinoschisis, electroretinography., Eye, novel molcular approaches in the treatment of retinal disease, cell-based therapeutics ofr age-related macular degenration and retinitis pigmentosa, molecular defects underlying retinal disease
Grunau, Ruth V Biobehavioural regulation, brain and neurodevelopment in premature infants and children, Long-term effects of neonatal pain on stress regulation, brain, behavior, neurodevelopment, Infant pain and stress, Parenting stress, parent-infant interaction
Haas, Kurt Autism, Epilepsy, Synaptic Plasticity, Dendritogenesis, Brain Circuit Development, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Neuronal Computation
Handy, Todd aging and cognition, aging and exercise, cognitive neuroscience, attention, migraine, fMRI, Cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, attention and its impairment in clinical populations, mind wandering, and real-world human behaviour
Hayden, Michael Huntington disease, Disease progression, Diabetes
Hoffman, Bradford Understanding how the genes critical to endocrine pancreas development, as well as ?-cell function and proliferation are regulated is essential for the development of novel strategies for the production of insulin-secreting cells, and for improving the efficacy of available transplantable material.
Holt, Robert Immunogenetics, Metagenomics - Infectious agents in Cancer, Cancer Genomes, Neurobiology, DNA Sequencing
Honer, William Brain disorders, risk factors for disease
Hsiung, Ging-Yuek Robin Dementia, Cognitive and Behavioural Neurology, Neurodegeneration, Alzheimer Disease, Frontotemporal Dementia, Music Therapy in Dementia, Genetics of Dementia, Dementia Clinical Trials
Illes, Judy Biomedical Ethics, Aging and dementia, Neurodevelopmental disorders, Brain Injury, Stem Cells, Neurotechnology, Neuroethics
Inglis, J Timothy Exercise science, neurophysiology, biomechanics, stance and balance control, human microneurography, physical therapy and rehabilitation, vestibular system
Jia, William Wei-Guo Brain tumour, Oncolytic virotherapy, Virus mediated genetherapy, Degenerative neurological diseases, Drug discovery from natural products, neurosurgery
Kastrukoff, Lorne MS; human immunology and multiple sclerosis particularly T-cell responses and most recently NK or natural killer cell responses
Kingstone, Alan Human cognition and social attention in complex settings behavioral, neuropsychological, and functional neuroimaging research
Kissoon, Niranjan Sepsis and critical care
Krassioukov, Andrei autonomic dysfunctions following spinal cord injury (SCI)
Krausz, Reinhard addiction, complex concurrent disorders, E -Mental Health, Internet based healthcare, vulnerable urban populaton, Psychosis, opiate addiction, e-mental health, internet based healthcare, vulnerbale urban population, trauma, homelessness and mental health
Kumar, Ujendra Somatostatin hormone, molecular pharmacology, Somatostatin, , Hormones, somatostatin, locomotor and cognitive function, neurodegenerative diseases, drugs
Kwok, Yin Nam Kenny Gastrointestinal, peptides and gsatric function
Kwon, Brian Spinal cord injury