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CIHR Foundation grant to Srividya Iyer

Srividya Iyer

Congratulation to Srividya Iyer on receiving an CIHR foundation grant for her research program, titled: "Enhancing youth mental health: A program of research into mental healthcare needs, pathways, outcomes and services".   The CIHR Foundation grants cover a seven-year period  and provide larger amounts of long-term support for innovative, high-impact programs of research.  Dr. Iyer was granted  an amount of $3,770,245.  

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2017-11-16
Congratulations to Ashok Malla, who was named one of the 150 Leading Canadians For Mental Health by CAMH. He has been chosen for "creating new hope for greater recovery by testing an approach that delivers care to young people who have a wide range of mental illnesses sooner." Over more than two decades, Dr. Ashok Malla’s research on the impact of delays in treatment of psychosis as well as inadequate use of evidence-based treatment has been guiding his approach to early...
2017-10-23
Child abuse has devastating and long-lasting consequences, considerably increasing the lifetime risk of negative mental health outcomes such as depression and suicide. Yet the neurobiological processes underlying this heightened vulnerability remain poorly understood. Research done in the laboratories of the McGill Group for Suicide Studies investigated the hypothesis that epigenetic, transcriptomic, and cellular adaptations may occur in a region of the brain called the anterior cingulate...
2017-08-08
Read an article (in French) which explains recent results obtained in Cecilia Flores's lab, which sheds some light on the role of a gene called DCC during the development of the brain of teenagers:   Le gène qui gouverne le cerveau des ados - La Presse +

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