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Brain Health Research Day

  • Oral Presentation Abstract – May 20
  • Poster Presentation Abstract – May 25
  • Event Registration – May 30

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    Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

    The Dr. Antoine Hakim Keynote Lecture Presents:

    Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

    "Comorbidity in Psychiatry: Public Health, Clinical and Research Implications"

    • Professor, Psychiatry and Pharmacology, University of Toronto
    • Head, Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit, University Health Network

    Dr. Roger McIntyre is currently a Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology at the University of Toronto and Head of the Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit at the University Health Network, Toronto, Canada.

    Dr. Roger McIntyre's full biography
    Date and time

    June 3, 2022

    9am to 4pm, Awards and Social 4-6pm

    Location

    120 University Private (uOttawa Faculty of Social Sciences)

    Language

    English

    Contact us

    For all questions, comments and suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact Brain Health Research Day.

    Registration (uOttawa Faculty of Social Sciences Building, Lobby of Auditorium, FSS 2005)

    Session 1 (FSS 2005 Auditorium)

    • Welcome, opening remarks
      • Ruth Slack, PhD, FRSC - Director, uOBMRI

      • Victoria Barham, PhD - Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, uOttawa
    • The Antoine Hakim Keynote Lecture: "Comorbidity in Psychiatry: Public Health, Clinical and Research Implications"
      • Roger McIntyre, MD, FRCPC - Professor, Psychiatry and Pharmacology, University of Toronto, Head, Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit, the University Health Network

    Break and poster session (FSS 4007)

    Session 2 (FSS 2005 Auditorium)

    • Research spotlight

      • Lauri Tuominen, MD, PhD - Neuroscientist, The Royal's Institute of Mental Health Research (IMHR); Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa

      • Lisa Walker, C.Psych - Neuropsychologist, Department of Psychology, The Ottawa Hospital. "Cognitive Fatigability in MS: Measurement and Management"

    Lunch and poster session (FSS 4007)

    Session 3 (FSS 2005 Auditorium)

    • Trainee research expose 

      • Allison Loan - PhD Student, Department of Biology, University of Ottawa. "Prenatal Exposure to Low-Dose Methylmercury Promotes Autism Spectrum Disorder-Like Behaviours in Early Adulthood"

      • Nikita Koziel Ly - MSc Student, Neuroscience, Carleton University. "Characterization of Amygdala Neurons Activated by Sleep Deprivation"

    Refreshment break (entrance 2005)

    Session 4 (FSS 2005 Auditorium)

    • Research spotlight
      • Argel Aguilar-Valles, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Carleton University. "A non-hallucinogenic LSD analogue with therapeutic potential in mood disorders"

      • Melanie Sekeres, PhD - Assitant Professor, School of Psychology, University of Ottawa. "Chemobrain and Hippocampal Neurotoxicity: Implications for Episodic Memory and Recollection Network Disruptions Following Chemotherapy Treatment"

    Awards and social (FSS 4007)

    • Nafissa Ismail, PhD - Associate Professor, School of Psychology, University of Ottawa
    • Jennifer Phillips, PhD - Scientist, The Royal's Institute of Mental Health Research