MATRIX-N: Multidisciplinary Alliance for Translational Research and Innovation in Neuropsychiatry

MATRIX-N seeks to bridge gaps between research, clinical practice, and patient needs to facilitate innovative solutions to global mental health challenges. The cluster will create new multidisciplinary collaborations between foundational and clinical researchers to increase the translational power of neuropsychiatry research into novel pharmacotherapies and ensure more cost-effective, clinically-relevant drug development processes.


Affiliated UBC Faculty & Postdocs

Name Role Research Interests
Todd, Rebecca Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Neurosciences, biological and chemical aspects; Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; Psychology and cognitive sciences; Human Cognition and Emotion; Neurophenomenology and participatory sensemaking; Dance as a laboratory for interactive cognition; cognition; Emotional learning; Human Neurocognitive processes underlying all of the above; Learning and Memory; Motivation, Emotions and Rewards
Vanderwal, Tamara Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Functional Neuroimaging; child psychiatric disorders; depression in youth