How does impulsivity change during addiction treatment and what impact does it have on treatment outcomes?

By Emily Levitt OVERVIEW WHAT IS THE RESEARCH ABOUT? Impulsivity, briefly defined as acting without thinking, can be a problem for people living with substance use disorders. However, there is limited research on how impulsivity changes during treatment. This is complicated by the fact that impulsivity can be measured in several different ways. This study […]

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HRI welcomes Post-Doctoral Fellow improving individualized care for addiction-related illness

We are proud to welcome Marie Gendy, MD, MSc and PhD, to HRI as a Post-Doctoral Fellow. Dr. Gendy joins us through the Mitacs Accelerate Industrial Fellowship program. Her work explores diverse characteristics among people with addiction-related illness to help identify targeted treatment approaches that better match individual needs.

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HRI welcomes Post-Doctoral Fellow advancing PTSD research

We are pleased to welcome Braeden Terpou, PhD, to the HRI team as a Post-Doctoral Fellow. Joining us through the Mitacs Elevate program, Dr. Terpou is using brain imaging to improve our understanding of trauma and its impact on the brain. Find out how his discoveries will help to inform better care for people living […]

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HRI welcomes new Post-Doctoral Fellow

We are pleased to welcome Saurabh Bhaskar Shaw, PhD, to our team of HRI Trainees. Dr. Shaw joins us through Mitacs Elevate, a unique post-doctoral fellowship that incorporates a professional development curriculum during its two-year term. He will complete his fellowship at Western University under the supervision of HRI Collaborating Clinical Scientist Dr. Ruth Lanius, […]

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