Le Congrès annuel des jeunes chercheurs

 

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Neuroscience and Mental Health Trainee Network (NeuMe-TN) Conference planning committee members
NeuMe-TN Planning Committee

2020 NEUROSCIENCE & MENTAL HEALTH TRAINEE NETWORK PLANNING COMMITTEE

The Neuroscience & Mental Health Trainee Network (NeuMe-TN) Planning Committee at The Royal's Institute of Mental Health Research (IMHR) is a group of students and early-career researchers dedicated to enhancing opportunities for networking, collaborations, research, education and training for individuals working in the field of mental health. Their signature event is the annual NeuMe-TN Conference (formerly the Young Researchers Conference). 

Rami Hamati, Co-Chair & Logistics Director
Affiliation(s): Department of Neuroscience, University of Ottawa; The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research
Research Interests: Neural correlates of the antidepressant and antipsychotic response

Ana Santos, Co-Chair & Workshop Co-Manager
Affiliation(s): Department of Neuroscience, Carleton University; The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research
Research Interests: Diet and psycho-social moderators of immune and microbiota changes in depression and anxiety

Ashley Nixon, Communications Director
Affiliation(s): Department of Psychology, University of Ottawa, The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research
Research Interests: The interplay between sleep, light and mood disorders

Brooke Carroll, Scientific Programming
Affiliation(s): The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research
Research Interests: Neurophysiological techniques for treatment response prediction and novel treatment options for depression and anxiety

Eitienne Lefebvre, Finance Co-Director
Affiliation(s): Department of Neuroscience; Carleton University
Research Interests: The effects of resting state networks on memory functions in a variety of neuropsychiatric disorders

Arunima Roy, Finance Co-Director
Affiliation(s): Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa; The Royal's Institute of Mental Health Research
Research Interests: Neurodevelopmental disorders, mood disorders, effects of environment on mental health outcomes, predicting mental health trajectories

Alexandra Therond, Workshop Co-Manager
Affiliation(s): Department of Psychology, Carleton University; The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research
Research Interests: Assessing cognitive deficits in depression and helping develop clinical intervention trials of novel treatments to improve cognition of patients with this disorder

Amanda Van Geel
Affiliation(s): Department of Neuroscience, Carleton University; The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research
Research Interests: Inflammatory biomarkers in mood disorders

Zacharie Saint-Georges
Affiliation(s): Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa; The Royal's Institute of Mental Health Research
Research Interests: Imaging and Quantification of Vesicular Acetylcholine Transporter Density in the Heart

Jessica Drodge
Affiliation(s): Department of Neuroscience, University of Ottawa
Research Interests: Exploring neuroplasticity, cortical thickness and cognitive performance (i.e., memory) through a combined use of TMS, EEG, and MRI

Cecelia Shvetz
Affiliation(s): The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research
Research Interests: The relationship between cholinergic neurotransmission and cognitive impairments in schizophrenia

For more information: yrf.conference@gmail.com 

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