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Translational Addiction Research Lab

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The main goal of the Translational Addiction Research Lab (TARL) is to improve the treatment and understanding of addictive disorders. We have a particular interest at studying how addiction works in the brain in order to develop novel therapeutic strategies. For this, the research aims at linking discovery in basic science to clinical applications. The research is organized over several complementary directions including the evaluation of novel therapeutic strategies using preclinical models, brain imaging approaches to explore drug addiction process in humans, genetic studies and clinical studies.
 

Current Projects
 

We currently have ongoing studies into the following areas. Please click on the following to get more information:
 

Alcohol Research 
Cannabis Research
Gambling Research
Nicotine Research 

If you would like to participate in a study please use the CAMH Research Registry
 

Lab members
 

Head: Dr. Bernard Le Foll CAMH
​Jose Trigo, Ph.D, Project Scientist Linked In
Saima Malik, Ph.D, Coordinator
Patricia DiCiano, Ph.D, Advanced Post Doctoral Fellow Linked In
Dr Dina Lagzdins, Clinical Fellow
Aliou Gueye, Post Doctoral Fellow Linked In
Alexandra Soliman, Ph.D, Psychologist
Abhiram Pushparaj, Ph.D Candidate
Genane Loheswaran, Ph.D Candidate
Marie Gendy - Ph.D Candidate Linked In
Christina Pan, M.Sc. Candidate
Thulasi Thiruchselvam, M.Sc. Candidate
Hao Chun Li
Shakira Mohammed Linked In
Maheen Bhayani Linked In
  

If you are seeking treatment please refer to CAMH's Finding Help page.

 
 

 
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