Faculty: Roger S. McIntyre, MD FRCP(C)
Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology
General Research Areas: Mood Disorders; Medical Comorbidity; Pharmacology
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. McIntyre was named by Thomson Reuters in 2014, as one of The Worlds Most Influential Scientific Minds. This distinction was bestowed upon researchers who publish the largest number of articles that rank among those most frequently cited in 21 broad fields of science during the previous decade.
Dr. McIntyre is involved in multiple research endeavours which primarily aim to characterize the association between mood disorders, notably cognitive function and medical comorbidity. His work broadly aims to characterize the underlying causes of cognitive impairment in individuals with mood disorders and their impact on workplace functioning. This body of work has provided a platform for identifying novel molecular targets to treat and prevent mood disorders and accompanying cognitive impairment.
Dr. McIntyre is extensively involved in medical education. He is a highly sought-after speaker at both national and international meetings. He has received several teaching awards from the University of Toronto's Department of Psychiatry and the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA)/Council of Psychiatric Continuing Education Award for the Most Outstanding Continuing Education Activity in Psychiatry in Canada.
Dr. McIntyre is the co-chair of the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) Task Force on the Treatment of Comorbidity in Adults with Major Depressive Disorder or Bipolar Disorder and a contributor to the CANMAT guidelines for the treatment of Depressive Disorders and Bipolar Disorders. Dr. McIntyre has published hundreds of peer-reviewed articles and has edited and/or co-edited several textbooks on mood disorders.
Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit
University Health Network
399 Bathurst Street, MP 9-325