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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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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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BUI, Tuan »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Science
Biology

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My research program focuses on understanding how our nervous system enables us to move. We identify neurons in the brain and in the spinal cord, and determine their exact roles in our everyday movements.

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MALER, Leonard »


Professor
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Faculty of Medicine
Cellular and Molecular Medicine

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Sensory systems are the gateway from the external world to our brains. They actively process raw sensory input and convert it into a form animals can use to guide themselves and interact appropriately. Sensory systems use feedback to optimize the analysis of important features of the environment. I study the role of feedback in sensory processing using an electric fish model.

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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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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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MONTPETIT, Colin »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Science
Biology

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Engaged in scholarly activities dedicated to advancing the quality of undergraduate science (biology) education through peer-mentoring, professional development, research collaborations and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Ongoing work include development and assessment case studies teaching and learning approaches using student response systems and blended learning; and fostering of a community of practice as a learning system for professional development.

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MOON, Thomas »


Emeritus professor
Faculty of Science
Biology

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My interests and expertise resides with how animals and in particular fish, adapt or adjust to their environment both in the short- (seasonally) and long- (evolutionary) terms. Recently my work has emphasized how toxic chemicals (man-made chemicals including PCBs and pharmaceuticals) found in aquatic environments impact the health, reproduction and fitness of fish species.

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MUSSIVAND, Tofy »


Medical Devices Chair
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Surgery

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Medical devices, clinical engineering, biomedical engineering, engineering medicine, national & international regulatory standards, artificial hearts, ventricular assist devices, DNA extraction, in situ sterilization and heart failure therapies.

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PERRY, Steve »


Chair
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Faculty of Science
Biology

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My work focuses on the physiological adaptations enabling fish to survive stress in their environment. Of particular interest, is the involvement of stress hormones. Most recently, my research has been directed toward using fish as model systems for investigating mechanisms underlying human disease.

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RENAUD, Jean-Marc »


Jean-Marc Renaud

Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Cellular and Molecular Medicine

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Role of KATP channels in the eiology of muscle fatigue in skeletal muscles Finding new therapies to treat hyperkalemic periodic paralysis

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TRUDEAU, Vance »


Vance TRUDEAU

University Research Chair in Neuroendocrinology
Full professor
Faculty of Science
Biology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (6165)
Office: 613-562-5800 (6015)
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Control on reproduction and sexual development by the brain ("neuroendocrinology"). Effects of sex hormones and pollutants on reproduction in fish and frogs.Captive breeding and conservation of amphibians

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VANDERHYDEN, Barbara »


Barbara VANDERHYDEN

Corinne Boyer Chair in Ovarian Cancer Research
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Cellular and Molecular Medicine

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Ovarian cancer, notably the cellular and molecular mechanisms that are important for the initiation and progression of ovarian tumours. Testing of novel therapeutics against ovarian cancer in women and in animal models of ovarian cancer. Transgenic (genetically modified) animals. Science education and outreach: Let's Talk Science program.

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WEBER, Jean-Michel »


Full professor
Faculty of Science
Biology

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Office: 613-562-5800 (6007)
Office: 613-562-5800 (6008)
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How humans and animals manage their reserves of energy. Storage, mobilization and use of metabolic fuel reserves. Human obesity.

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