Biological Division CIHR Team in Social and Psychiatric Epidemiology

The multidisciplinary CIHR Team in Social and Psychiatric Epidemiology is composed of international-caliber researchers, research professionals and higher levels of students bringing together experts from the fields of psychology, medicine, psychiatry, sociology, anthropology, epidemiology, genomics, epigenetics, health administration, and geography associated with six renowned research institutions.

Nominated Principal Investigator

Xiangfei Meng, Ph.D. Director of biological division of the CIHR Team in Social and Psychiatric Epidemiology
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Researcher, Research Center of Douglas Mental Health University Institute
xiangfei.meng@mcgill.ca

https://douglas.research.mcgill.ca/xiangfei-meng

Co-Principal Investigators

Jean Caron, Ph.D. Director the CIHR Team in Social and Psychiatric EpidemiologyAssociate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Researcher, Research Center of Douglas Mental Health University Institute
jean.caron@douglas.mcgill.ca

Kieran O' Donnell, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Researcher, Research Center of Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Researcher, Ludmer Center
kieran.odonnell@mcgill.ca

 

Co-Researchers

Celia Greenwood, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, McGill University
Researcher, Research Center of Douglas Mental Health University Institute
celia.greenwood@mcgill.ca

 

Michael Kobor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medical Genetics at University of British-Columbia
Senior Researcher, Center for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics (CMMT)
msk@cmmt.ubc.ca

 

Michael Meaney, Ph.D.
Scientific Co-Director, Center Ludmer
Researcher, Research Center of Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Director, Sackler Program for Epigenetics and Psychobiology
James McGill Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University
michael.meaney@mcgill.ca

 

Norbert Schmitz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University
Researcher, Research Center of the University Institute Douglas Mental Health
Associate Member in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health
Researcher, Research Center of the Montreal Diabetes
norbert.schmitz@douglas.mcgill.ca

 

Gustavo Turecki MD, Ph.D.
Director, Department of Psychiatry at McGill University
Director, McGill Group for Suicide Studies, Douglas Research Center
Canada Research Chair on serious depressive disorder and suicide
Co -Director, Douglas Brain Bank - Bell Canada (Suicide Studies)
Head, Depressive disorders Program, Institute Douglas
Director, Réseau québécois de recherche sur le suicide (RQRS)
Associate Professor, Department of psychiatry, McGill University
Adjunct Professor University, Departments of human genetics, and neurology and neurosurgery, McGill University
gustavo.turecki@mcgill.ca

 

Collaborator

Elisabeth Binder, Ph.D.
Managing director of Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
binder@psych.mpg.de

Research professionals

Research Coordinator
Sophie Alarie, M.Sc.

Biostatistician
Aihua Liu, Ph.D.

Research Nurses
To be completed

Partners

Ministry of Health and Social Services - Mental Health
Ministry of Health and Social Services - Public Health
Research Center of Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) de l’Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal
Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal 
South West Mental Health Community Organizations Table - TOCSM
City of Montreal Police Department

Information:

Sophie Alarie, M.Sc.
Research coordinator
514 – 761-6131, ext: 3449

zepsombio.coordo@douglas.mcgill.ca

 

 


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