Jeff Daskalakis


Jeff Daskalakis is a Professor of Psychiatry at University of Toronto. He is presently the Temerty Chair in Therapeutic Brain Intervention and chief of the General Adult Psychiatry and Health Systems Division at CAMH. The Temerty Centre uses magnetic brain stimulation to study the role of cortical inhibition and plasticity as potential pathophysiological mechanisms in schizophrenia, depression and obsessive compulsive disorder. Dr. Daskalakis also conducts treatment studies using repetitive transcranial magnetic brain stimulation (rTMS) and magnetic seizure therapy (MST) for refractory symptoms in these disorders. He holds or has held NARSAD, CIHR, Brain Canada and NIMH operating awards and grants. He has also been awarded the Samarthji Lal Award in Mental Health Research from the Graham Boeckh Foundation. He is also a member of the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council. Finally, he has over 330 peer-reviewed publications and is an editorial board member for Biological Psychiatry and an Associate Editor for Clinical Neurophysiology.



Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Pharmacology & Toxicology, University of Toronto