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The largest research centre in mental health in Québec2018-08-21T15:01:08+00:00

The Douglas Hospital Research Centre is:

  • The largest research centre in mental health in Québec and the 2nd most important in Canada.
  • A center affiliated with McGill University
  • A center producing more than 400 scientific publications per year.
  • A research centre embedded in a hospital, member of the Centre Intégré Universitaire de Santé et de Services Sociaux (CIUSSS) de l’Ouest-de-l’île-de-Montréal
  • 8 Canada Research Chairs
  • The success rate of our researchers at the last competition of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in March 2017 was 30%, which is higher than the national average.
  • Eminent Researchers, three of which are among the most highly cited neuroscientists in the world.
  • A unique brain bank (the Douglas-Bell Canada Brain bank) containing nearly 3000 brains of individuals who suffered from neurological or psychiatric diseases, as well as healthy subjects.
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More than 560 persons on-site, including
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Principal Investigators
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Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

The Research Centre has four main research programs, which span from basic research to community, and all stages of life, from neurodevelopmental aspects to aging:

  • Ageing, Cognition and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Stress, mood and impulsivity disorders
  • Psychosis and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Mental Health and Society
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