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ALBERT, Paul R. »


Paul R. ALBERT

CIHR/Novartis Michael Smith Chair in Neuroscience
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Medicine

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8307)
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Our research addresses the role of the serotonin and dopamine systems in Depression, Anxiety, and Schizophrenia.  In particular, our research focuses on genetic and environmental factors (such as early or late life stress) that determine the activity of these systems and the implications for brain function and behavior. We have identified specific gene polymorphisms, gene regulators and epigenetic alterations caused by stress that increase the risk of mental illness and affect the response to antidepressant treatments.  Our current research is to develop animal models of these genetic alterations to identify their role in susceptibility to mental illness and as models to develop new treatments to attenuate the effects of stress, anxiety, or depression.

Other area of expertise: Mental Retardation

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FLYNN, Robert J. »


Robert J. Flynn

Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (1855)
Home: 819-682-3349
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My research deals mainly with positive development and resilience, including school success, among young people in out-of-home care, such as foster care. I also do research on a new approach to youth prevention and promotion known as "Communities That Care" (CTC).

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KOSZYCKI, Diana »


Full Professor
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Psychiatry

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Office: 613-722-6521 (6886)
Home: 613-526-0476
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Causes and treatments of anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder. Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy. Spirituality and mental health. Research on children at risk for anxiety disorders. Women's issues.

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MERALI, Zul »


Zul Merali

President/CEO uOttawa Institute of Mental Health Research
Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-722-6521 (6551)
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Our first line of work focuses around the brain circuits involved in Depression.  In particular, Our research focuses on determining how stressors influence brain functioning and behavior. We are attempting to identify factors (genetic, neurochemical & psychosocial) that render individuals vulnerable to mental illness and those factors that impart resiliency. Our second line of research focuses on identifying plant derived medications that may attenuate stress, anxiety and depressive responses.

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SMITH, Andra »


Andra Smith

Ph.D.
Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2671)
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Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is my main field of study. I use this technique with psychiatric and neurologic patients to determine brain processing. I also study the effects of marijuana on executive functioning/cognition using fMRI.

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