Department of Psychiatry

 

Research Supervisors

Name Research Interests
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
Bailey, Anthony Neurobiological basis of autistic disorders, using genetic, neuropathological and neuroimaging approaches
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
Brotto, Lori Sexual Dysfunctions, sexual dysfunction, mindfulness, sexual desire
Chakrabarty, Trisha
Craig, Ann Marie Excitatory and inhibitory synapses, Synapse development and plasticity, Synapse organizing proteins, Neurotransmitter receptors, Autism and schizophrenia
Diamond, Adele executive functions , prefrontal cortex, dopamine, working memory, self-control, self-regulation, cognition, COMT gene, sex differences, stress, ACEs (adverse childhood experiences), ELS (early life stress), resilience, social determinants of health, ADHD, depression, PTSD, physical activity, the arts, mindfulness
Fairbrother, Nichole psychiatric epidemiology and perinatal mental health, primarily investigating the prevalence and incidence of anxiety disorders among pregnant and postpartum women as well as postpartum obsessive compulsive disorder
Geller, Josie Eating Disorders
Holt, Robert Immunogenetics, Metagenomics - Infectious agents in Cancer, Cancer Genomes, Neurobiology, DNA Sequencing
Honer, William Brain disorders, risk factors for disease
Jang, Kerry addiction and substance use, and public health research on vulnerable urban populations, specifically the causes of homeless and the health status of individuals suffering from concurrently occurring psychiatric disorder and polysubstance abuse and addiction.
Kealy, David Consciousness, Subjectivity and Personal Identity, Mental Health and Society, Affective and Emotional Development, Psychotherapy, Mental Health, Personality, Emotional functioning
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
Lam, Raymond seasonal affective disorder; winter depression; antidepressant medications; light therapy; depression; clinical guidelines; circadian rhythms; melatonin; serotonin; dopamine; noradrenaline; tryptophan; workplace depression, Depression
MacVicar, Brian Brain Research, epilepsy, astrocyte, glia, dendrites, synapse, imaging, two photon laser scanning microscopy, neurophysiology, Role of calcium, regulation of neurons, cell death
Michalak, Erin bipolar disorder; quality of life; stigma, community based research; depression; mental health; ehealth; self-management, Bipolar disorder, quality of life, stigma, community based research, depression, mental health, ehealth, self-management
Murphy, Timothy Neuronal Systems, brain imaging, stroke, depression, autism
Ngan, Elton Mood & Anxiety Disorders, Schizophrenia
Ogrodniczuk, John Mental Health and Society, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Personality Disorders, Group Psychotherapy, Men’s Mental Health, Alexithymia, Athletes
Panenka, William Brain, Behaviour & Development
Pavlidis, Paul Bioinformatics, computational biology, genomics, genome, neuroscience, neurobiology, gene expression, microarray, computer science, machine learning, statistics, Bioinformatics and neuroscience, schizophrenia and autism
Phillips, Anthony Addictions Psychiatry, Basic Neurosciences
Raymond, Lynn Huntington's Disease
Reiner, Peter Cognitive Neuropsychology of Aging, Neuronal Systems, Ethics and Fundamental Issues of Law and Justice, Artificial Intelligence, Neuroethics, Artificial Intelligence
Schuetz, Christian Social and Cultural Psychiatry, Psychology - Biological Aspects, Addiction, Cognitive Control, Treatment
Seamans, Jeremy Schizophrenia, attention deficit disorder and addiction
Snutch, Terrance Preston Molecular and genetic analysis of the nervous system
Song, Weihong Alzheimer's Disease, Molecular Genetics, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Cell Signaling, Cognition, Genetics of Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases, Neuropharmacology, Transgenic Model, Down Syndrome, Mental Health, Alzheimer's Disease
Stewart, Evelyn Genetic, phenotypic, and developmental aspects of childhood neuropsychiatric disorders such as obsessive-compulsive disorder
Taylor, Steven Anxiety disorders, stress, posttraumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, health anxiety, hypochondriasis, psychotherapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, mental disorders, psychiatric diagnosis
Tipper, Christine Cognitive and social neuroscience in health and illness. Quantifying organization patterns in complex brain networks for attention and social awareness. Non-pharmacological neurotherapeutics discovery. EEG, fMRI, DTI, tDCS.
Vanderwal, Tamara functional neuroimaging, child psychiatric disorders
Vila-Rodriguez, Fidel Brain stimulation Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) Theta-bust stimulation (TBS) Magnetic Seizure Therapy (MST) Depression Psychosis Schizophrenia
Vincent, Steven Basic Neuroscience
Woodward, Todd Cognitive neuropsychiatry and functional neuroimaging
Yatham, Lakshmi Mood & Anxiety Disorders