Major Research Initiatives

ACCESS open minds

ACCESS Open Minds

Lead investigator: Ashok Malla, MD, FRCPC Scientific-clinical director:  Srividya Iyer, PhD Website: https://accessopenminds.ca/ ACCESS Open Minds is a ground-breaking, five-year national research project that aims to give young Canadians aged 11 to … Read more


Centre for Translational Research on Mood Disorders and Suicide

Centre for Translational Research on Mood Disorders and Suicide

The Centre for Translational Research on Mood Disorders and Suicide, directed by Dr. Gustavo Turecki, combines several research areas – clinical, neuroanatomy, molecular and cellular biology and epigenetics – with … Read more


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Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics

Co-Scientific Director: Michael Meaney C.M., PhD, C.Q., FRSC The Ludmer Neuroinformatics Centre for Mental Health was established in 2013 thanks to donation of $4.5 million from the Irving Ludmer Family Foundation … Read more


The McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging

McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging

Director: Pedro Rosa-Neto, MD, PhD The McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging (MCSA) is a multi-disciplinary academic unit dedicated to gerontological research and postgraduate teaching on the mechanisms of aging as … Read more


Stop-AD Brain scan

Stop-AD Centre

DirectorJudes Poirier, PhD, MD (Hon), CQ Associate DirectorSylvia Villeneuve, PhD The specific mission of the StoP-AD Centre is the study of Alzheimer’s disease in its pre-symptomatic stages. Alzheimer’s Disease is … Read more