What happens when medication or psychotherapy prove to be ineffective for those with mental illnesses such as depression? One impressive treatment being used at CAMH is rTMS (or Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation), a non-invasive technique that uses magnetic impulses to stimulate centres of the brain associated with depression, providing benefits to clients without some of the side effects of other interventions. 355 more words
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Inspiration and innovation can come in many forms and through seemingly divergent avenues.
For Cambridge University’s Dr. Akeem Sule and Dr. Becky Inkster, common ground was found in psychiatric research, but it was a love for music that truly inspired them to work together on an eclectic yet esoteric project. 754 more words
By Sophia Attwells, Graduate Student at CAMH, Art by Janice Liu
CAMH and University of Toronto researchers are leading the way in discovering biological markers that may characterize obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), a mental illness that affects at least 2.5% of Canadians. 587 more words
Vice Dean, Director
Institute for Management Research
Radboud University Nijmegen
Field: Research Innovation
Following his adage, “Creating knowledge for society,” Allard van Riel pursued a career in academia, becoming the vice dean and director of the Institute for Management Research of the Radboud University Nijmegen, situated in the oldest city in the Netherlands. 884 more words
To provide the best outcomes for their patients, Aurora Health Care doctors balance research and teaching with expert care.
“These talented physicians from the best medical centers and fellowship programs provide clinical care, conduct research and pass on that knowledge to the next generation of practitioners,” said Randall Lambrecht, PhD, president of Aurora Research Institute and the senior vice president of Academic Relations for Aurora Health Care. 342 more words
By Margaret Robinson, PhD. Affiliate Scientist in the Social and Epidemiological research department of the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health
I recently led a research project that shows that one in three bisexual women have used cannabis in the past year, a rate three to five times the provincial average. 329 more words