Graduate Faculty

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Faculty research AREAS
Rima Al-awar, PhD
Associate Professor
Drug Discovery, Medicinal Chemistry
Ana Andreazza, PhD
Associate Professor
Redox Modification of Mitochondrial and Synaptic Proteins
Michelle Arnot, PhD
Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
Not taking new students
Neuropharmacology, Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Receptor Pharmacology
Mounira Banasr, PhD
Assistant Professor
Mechanisms of depression, stress-related illnesses and novel antidepressants
Jean Martin Beaulieu, PhD
Professor
Neuropharmacology / Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery
Bruna Brands, PhD
Professor

Clinical Pharmacology / Neuropharmacology / Addiction / Psychopharmacology

W. McIntyre Burnham, PhD
Professor Emeritus

Neuropharmacology / Mechanisms of Drug Action

David Cherney, MDCM, PhD, FRCP(C)
Associate Professor
Renal Physiology

Vincenzo De Luca MD, PhD
Associate Professor

Complex Mental Illness | Schizophrenia

Patricia Di Ciano BA (Hons), MA, PhD
Assistant Professor

Effects of drugs on the brain and behaviour
Paul Dorian, MD, MSc, FRCP(C)
Professor

Not taking new students
Clinical Pharmacology, Antiarrhythmic Drugs

Laszlo Endrenyi, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Not taking new students
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery
James Eubanks PhD
Professor
Pathogenic mechanisms associated with rare X-linked genetic neurodevelopmental conditions
Yaron Finkelstein, MD
Professor
Paediatric pharmacology and toxicology
Susan R. George, MD, FRCP(C), FACP
Professor
G protein-coupled Receptors, Signal Transduction, Drug Addiction, Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Benjamin I. Goldstein, MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
Associate Professor
Neuropharmacology / Psychopharmacology / Cardiovascular Pharmacology / Toxicology
Denis M. Grant, PhD
Professor
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery / Drug Safety / Toxicology / Variability in Drug Response / Pharmacogenetics
David R. Hampson, PhD
Professor
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery / Neuropharmacology / Addiction

Shinya Ito, MD, FRCP(C)
Professor

Drug Safety / Toxicology / Variability in Drug Response / Pharmacogenetics
Stephen J. Kish, PhD
Professor
Neuropharmacology / Addiction
Joanne Kotsopoulos, PhD
Associate Professor, Scientist
Cancer epidemiology (breast, ovarian), BRCA1/2 mutation carriers; Hereditary cancer
Krista L. Lanctôt, PhD
Professor
Neuropharmacology / Addiction / Variability in Drug Response / Pharmacogenetics
Rebecca Laposa, PhD
Assistant Professor
Coordinator, PEY Co-op Program
Not taking new students
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery / Drug Safety / Toxicology / Neuropharmacology / Addiction
Anh Dzung Le, PhD
Professor
Neuropharmacology / Alcoholism and Addiction
Bernard Le Foll, MD, PhD
Professor
Drug Safety / Toxicology / Neuropharmacology / Addiction
Jason Matthews, PhD
Associate Professor
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery / Drug Safety / Toxicology
Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCP(C)
Professor
Mood Disorders / Medical Comorbidity
J. Peter McPherson, PhD
Associate Professor
Not taking new students
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery / Drug Safety / Toxicology
Jeffrey H. Meyer, MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
Professor
Neuropharmacology / Addiction / Variability in Drug Response / Pharmacogenetics
Jane A. Mitchell, PhD
Professor
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery / Neuropharmacology / Addiction
Romina Mizrahi, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Clinical Pharmacology / Neuropharmacology / Psychopharmacology

Daniel J. Mueller, MD, PhD
Professor

Genetics of Drug Response / Side Effects with Psychotropic Medications
Jose N. Nobrega, PhD
Professor
Neuropharmacology / Behavioural Pharmacology / Neurorecepotrs and Behaviour
Allan B. Okey, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Not taking new students
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery / Drug Safety / Toxicology
Cecil R. Pace-Asciak, PhD
Professor Emeritus

Not taking new students
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery

K. Sandy Pang, PhD
Professor
Drug Safety / Toxicology / Neuropharmacology / Addiction
John D. Parker, MD, FRCP(C)
Professor
Drug Safety / Toxicology
Art Petronis, MD, PhD
Professor
Neuropharmacology / Addiction / Variability in Drug Response / Pharmacogenetics
Micheline Piquette-Miller, PhD
Professor
Drug Safety / Toxicology / Variability in Drug Response / Pharmacogenetics
Bruce G. Pollock, MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
Professor

Not taking new students
Neuropharmacology / Addiction / Variability in Drug Response / Pharmacogenetics

Amy J. Ramsey, PhD
Associate Professor
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery / Neuropharmacology / Addiction
David S. Riddick, PhD
Professor
Not taking new students
Drug Safety / Toxicology
Ruth A. Ross, PhD
Professor & Chair
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery / Neuropharmacology / Addiction
Peter Roy, PhD
Professor
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery / Neuropharmacology / Addiction
Pablo Rusjan, PhD
Assistant Professor
PET pharmacokinetics and quantitative methodology development and implementation for PET images
Ali Salahpour, PhD
Associate Professor
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery / Neuropharmacology / Addiction
Leonardo Salmena, PhD
Assistant Professor
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery 
Matthieu Schapira, PhD
Associate Professor
Computational Chemistry
Bernard P. Schimmer, PhD
Professor Emeritus
Not taking new students
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery
Etienne L. Sibille, PhD
Professor
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery / Neuropharmacology / Addiction 
O. Carter Snead III, MD
Professor
Drug Safety / Toxicology / Neuropharmacology / Addiction
Hong-Shuo Sun, MD, MSc, PhD
Assistant Professor
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery
Walter Swardfager, PhD
Assistant Professor
Determinants of Cognitive Resilience and Vulnerability
Rachel Tyndale, PhD
Professor
Neuropharmacology / Addiction / Variability in Drug Response / Pharmacogenetics
Jack P. Uetrecht, MD, PhD
Professor
Drug Safety / Toxicology / Variability in Drug Response / Pharmacogenetics
Masoud Vedadi, PhD
Assistant Professor
Epigenetics - Chemical Probes for Drug Discovery
Subodh Verma, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FAHA
Professor
Drug Safety / Toxicology / Variability in Drug Response / Pharmacogenetics
Jerry J. Warsh, MD, PhD
Professor
Neuropharmacology / Addiction
James W. Wells, PhD
Professor
Drug Safety / Toxicology / Variability in Drug Response / Pharmacogenetics
Peter G. Wells, PharmD
Professor
Drug Safety / Toxicology / Variability in Drug Response / Pharmacogenetics
Albert H.C Wong, MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
Associate Professor
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery / Neuropharmacology / Addiction
Minna Woo MD, FRCPC, PhD
Professor
Pathogenesis of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes
Cindy Woodland, PhD
Associate Professor, Teaching Stream

Not taking new students
Drug Safety / Toxicology / Variability in Drug Response / Pharmacogenetics

L. Trevor Young, MD, PhD
Professor
Mechanisms of Drug Action / Drug Discovery / Neuropharmacology / Addiction
Martin Zack, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Neuropharmacology / Addiction
Laurie Zawertailo, PhD
Associate Professor
Neuropharmacology / Addiction