Brains of the BRAIN Lab

Christian G. Schütz, MD, PhD, MPH, FRCPC

Lab Director

Christian is a practicing psychiatrist, a Professor at the University of British Columbia’s Department of Psychiatry, and the Research and Education Medical Manager at Red Fish (formerly BCMHA). He holds an MD from the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, Germany, a Ph.D. in Medical History from the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich, Germany, and an MPH from John Hopkins University. He also completed a Fogerty-Fellowship at NIDA/NIH and DISCA-Fellowship at Yale University. He has published over 140 peer-reviewed articles and a dozen book chapters and has supervised more than 30 students across the globe in areas such as psychiatry, addiction medicine, and clinical neuroscience. His research interests include psychological and pharmacological interventions for individuals with substance use disorders, psychoneurobiological aspects of impulsive decision making, and substance use and concurrent disorders more general. Linkedin.com/in/christian-g-schütz-53171941/

Research Summary:

1. Understanding mechanism of relapse and impulsive decision-making to improve treatment of addiction and concurrent disorders.

2. Develop novel interventions focused on stimulant use disorder (includes habitual retraining, rIFG based TMS, integrated psychotherapy/psychedelic intervention)

3. Develop a more comprehensive integrated mind/brain-based sound concept of motivation and decision making.


Nicole Esligar, MA 

Research Manager

Nicole graduated from the University of British Columbia in May 2017 with an MA in Political Science with a focus on International Law and Human Rights. After her MA, she worked in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) with youth organizations, where her passion for harm reduction and her desire to work in the field of drug policy developed. Since then, she has worked in project coordination and management roles for several DTES Community Centers and the BC Centre on Substance Use, and most recently was a research coordinator for a randomized controlled clinical trial evaluating microdosing buprenorphine with the UBC Department of Emergency Medicine. Her research interests include innovative harm reduction approaches, peer-led and participatory research models, and low-barrier access to health care services for marginalized communities.  Outside of the lab, she can often be found on a hiking trail, near the ocean, or planning her next overseas travel adventure.


Thomas Chao, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Thomas received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the New School for Social Research in New York. and completed his Psychology predoctoral residency at the Centre for Mental Health and Addiction in Toronto. Before this, he did a NIDA-funded 3-year graduate addiction research fellowship at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. His current primary research interest is in understanding how subjective states, impulsivity and decision-making perpetuate addictive patterns of behaviour. Thomas is currently focused on multiple projects including ROAR CANADA. During his downtime, Thomas enjoys a variety of hobbies, such as keeping up-to-date with the latest tech, growing his own vegetables and foods, and finding opportunities to go on off-grid outdoor adventures.

Asaly Skrenes, MEd

PhD Candidate (Clinical Psychology)

Asaly is a third-year Clinical Psychology Ph.D. student from the University of Edinburgh. Her research topic is on disclosure, sexuality, and resilience in male childhood sexual abuse, which is a collaboration project with UBC under Dr. Schütz. She completed a Masters in Psychology of Education from the University of Manchester. Asaly has worked on studies involving men’s help-seeking with UBC’s Men’s Health Research Program, as well as on projects with the University of Edinburgh—cognitive-emotional maturity in adolescents and sexual health. Currently, she is working on a systematic literature review on EEG and substance use disorder under the B.R.A.I.N. Lab. In her free time, Asaly enjoys exercising and playing sports, as well as traveling and learning languages.

Karina Thiessen, BA, BEd

Incoming PhD Student (Neuroscience)

Karina is an Incoming UBC Neuroscience Ph.D. student. Prior to transferring to PhD program from her Master's, She completed a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Simon Fraser University and a Bachelor of Education at UBC. Her research interests include stress and interactions between physical health and substance use. Currently, she is taking on CAPU RISE, a randomized control drug trial investigating the effects of cannabinoids on stress and impulsivity in polysubstance users. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, playing guitar, and cooking (despite her fair share of kitchen nightmares!). You can find her on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/karina-t-3033981b8.


Karling Luciani, BSc 

MSc Candidate (Neuroscience)

Karling is a UBC Neuroscience Master’s student in the B.R.A.I.N. lab. Karling completed her Bachelor of Science in Honours Neuroscience at the University of Guelph where she researched the neurobiology of dual disorders in rodent models. Her current research interest looks at mental illness and addiction in clinical populations. In the B.R.A.I.N. lab, Karling will investigate impulsivity using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) scans of individuals with Bipolar disorder. In her free time, Karling enjoys hiking, volunteering with the national mental health organization Jack.org, and spending time with her brother and sister as she is a triplet.


Tanisse Teale, BSc

MSc Candidate (Neuroscience)

Tanisse is a UBC Neuroscience Master’s student in the B.R.A.I.N. Lab. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Honours Neuroscience and Mental Health at Carleton University in 2021. Her research interests include understanding the neural underpinnings of addiction, treatments for addiction, and the impact of stigmatization In her free time, Tanisse will often be found walking her Pug/Pomeranian named Basil, reading a book, FaceTiming her family, or watching Grey’s Anatomy, all of which are her favourite ways to destress after a long day. Find out more about Tanisse on her LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/tanisse-teale.

Jessica Booth

fMRI Study Coordinator

Jessica is a fourth-year undergraduate student studying Behavioural Neuroscience at UBC. Her current interests include the neurobiological development of mood disorders and the effects of biological treatments on individuals resistant to pharmacotherapy. She is pursuing a career in clinical psychology, hoping to work with adolescents who have been diagnosed with mood or anxiety disorders. When she isn’t in the lab or studying, Jessica can be found outdoors where she loves to play sports, hike and listen to music.


Laura Schmid, BA 

Assistant Research Manager, Coordinator for Red Fish (formerly BCMHA) & Heartwood Studies, Research Trainee

Laura completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of British Columbia. She is interested in better understanding patterns of substance use following exposure to traumatic events in childhood, as well as the etiology, maintenance, and treatment of co-occurring substance use disorders and PTSD. In her free time, she loves to draw and spend time outside

 

Priya Johal, BA (Hons)

Research Assistant, Former Honours and Directed Studies Student (Psychology)

Priya recently completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Honours) at the University of British Columbia and did her senior thesis and Directed Studies project with the BRAIN Lab. Her research interests include understanding the relationship between traumatic experiences and substance use motivations, patterns, and treatment outcomes. She is currently involved in ROAR CANADA and AVATAR and is working on manuscripts for publication. Outside of the BRAIN Lab, Priya is working with a research team testing a mobile app intervention for people living with bipolar disorder. In her free time, Priya enjoys reading novels, watching movies with friends, and learning more about outer space.


Rachel Dunn

Honours Student (Psychology)

Rachel is a fourth-year undergraduate in the Honours Psychology program at UBC. For her third-year thesis, she studied the influence of age on impression formation and she is currently working in the B.R.A.I.N. lab as a Research Assistant on the ROAR CANADA project and the MED1 project. She plans to pursue a career in Clinical Psychology and her research interests include the intersections of spirituality, psychopathology, and psychedelic-assisted therapy. In her free time, she enjoys laughing with friends, being in nature, and cuddling her cat.


Suzanne Paddinge

Directed Studies Student (Psychology), Research Assistant

Suzanne is a fourth-year student at Simon Fraser University pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.  She also works as a residential support worker with high behaviour youth and hopes to eventually complete an M.A. in Counselling Psychology.  Her future research interests include the effects of early childhood trauma on neurobiological development, the use of psychedelics in conjunction with psychotherapy for treating depression and anxiety, and specifically, improving conditions and outcomes for vulnerable populations.  She is also a mom of four and loves photography, jiujitsu and taking long walks.


Joanna Pater, BA

Research Trainee

Joanna graduated from Simon Fraser University Psychology and is currently pursuing a degree in medicine. Her research interests include sleep and circadian rhythms, especially as they relate to mental health. She is also interested more broadly in the interactions between biological, psychological, and behavioural factors and how they influence health. In her free time, she enjoys playing the flute, skating, and fencing. She also enjoys gardening and playing with her bunnies.

 


Sarah Munoz-Violant, BA

Research Trainee, Lead Research Assistant for S&R

Sarah is a graduate of UBC with a Major in Psychology and a Minor in Special Education. Her directed studies project focused on the relationship between childhood maltreatment and adult suicide behaviour. Her research interests include childhood trauma, sleep disruption, and concurrent disorders. Sarah leads the Sleep and Circadian Rhythms (S&R) project and is a research assistant with the ROAR CANADA project. Sarah also works as a front-line worker in the Downtown Eastside. In her free time, she enjoys skiing and hiking with her dog. Connect with her: linkedin.com/in/sarah-munoz-violant.

Sydney Penner

Assistant Research Coordinator, Research Trainee, Lead Research Assistant for ROAR Red Fish

Sydney is a fourth-year student Bachelor of Arts Student at Simon Fraser University, majoring in Psychology. Her focus thus far has been on the critical analysis of research methods and theoretical models in psychoneuroimmunology. In her degree, she has explored the influences of psychopharmacology, behavioural endocrinology, and health psychology on physical and mental health. Sydney joined the B.R.A.I.N. lab in March 2020, with the intent to expand her knowledge base for research procedures and brain imaging technologies. In her free time, she is a classical musician, long-distance runner, varsity fencing athlete, and editor at the SFU Science Undergraduate Research Journal.

Benyamin Zargar, BSc

Lead Research Assistant for ROAR Knowledge Hub and Communications

Benyamin is a medical student (MD1) at Deakin University. He received a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a minor in History from Simon Fraser University. His desire for conducting research has prompted him to be involved in a variety of research namely clinical research, patient engagement, behavioural interventions for long-term management of chronic diseases, healthcare system design (General Surgery Learning Health System), and molecular targets for anti-cancer drugs. Alongside his sizzling passion for knowledge translation, he enjoys reading about ancient Near East mythology and political geography. You can find him on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/benzargar/.


 Bianca Biacora

Lead Research Assistant for Design

Bianca is a fourth-year Cognitive Systems undergraduate at UBC. Her research interests include the influence of emerging technologies on human cognition and behaviour, particularly cyberspace self-perception and addiction. As a member of the Communications and Design team, she hopes to inspire excitement for learning about how the mind works by making research accessible and engaging to the public. Combining her passions for Psychology and Linguistics, she plans to pursue a career in Speech-Language Pathology. Beyond academics, Bianca enjoys reading Webtoons and solving escape rooms with friends.


Liam Gorsuch

Lead Research Assistant for ROAR at Red Fish

Liam is a second-year undergraduate student at UBC, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Psychology. His research interests include anxiety disorders and childhood trauma, as well as the impact of substance use on cognitive functioning. He is currently the lead research assistant for the ROAR CANADA study at Red Fish Healing Centre, and hopes to pursue graduate studies in Clinical or Forensic Psychology. In his free time, he enjoys photography, gardening, and spending time with family. 

 


Max Hemmerich

Lead Research Assistant for CAPU RISE

Max is a third-year BSc student in the behavioural neuroscience program at UBC. As part of CAPU RISE, he is also planning a study examining acute cannabinoid effects on state versus trait delayed discounting. His research interests include the neuronal, epigenetic, and cognitive influences on mental illness and maladaptive behaviour, and in the future, he would like to pursue a Ph.D. in neuropsychology. He loves to cycle, hike, eat, sleep, read, and make music in his spare time.

 


Sahi Hajirawala, BSc

Lead Research Assistant for CEASAR

Sahi is a graduate of the Bachelor of Science in Microbiology & Immunology program at UBC. His research interests include how the gut microbiome interacts with the brain, childhood trauma, and developmental neuroscience. In his spare time, Sahi enjoys working with youth as a mental health and youth advocate. You can find him on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/sahihajirawala/.

 


Harmanpreet Ranote, MD

Senior Research Assistant

Harman is a medical graduate from Christian Medical College, India. He currently works on CEASAR, CAPU survey and ROAR CANADA projects. His research interests include mental health and disorders, substance use, the opioid epidemic, concurrent disorders and mental health and substance abuse interventions. He likes to de-stress in his free time by reading and listening to audiobooks, hiking and exploring different parts of British Columbia. You can find him on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/harmanranote.


Stefanie Todesco, BA & BSc Honours

Senior Research Assistant

Stefanie is a graduate of McGill University (B.A. & Sc. in Honours Cognitive Science) and currently works as a neurofeedback technician. Prior to joining the B.R.A.I.N. lab, she conducted research at McGill involving affective cognition and addiction. Her research interests include the neurocognitive mechanisms underlying mental health and substance use disorders and the efficacy of novel interventions to improve cognitive functioning in psychiatric disorders. Stefanie’s favourite ways to de-stress are taking long walks, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family!


Abigail Yuen, BA (Hons)

Research Assistant

Abigail is a recent graduate from UBC with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in psychology and a minor in philosophy. She has a background in forensic, clinical, and social clinical psychology, having worked in various positions with Dr. Tonia Nicholls, Dr. Paul Hewitt, and Dr. Toni Schmader. At the BRAIN lab, Abigail is a research assistant for the ROAR CANADA study, where she works on-site with patients at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital. Her specific research interests include personality disorders, psychopathy, and evidence-based psychotherapy. Outside of work, Abigail’s hobbies include taking pictures of her cat, hiking scenic trails, and singing in the Vancouver Youth Choir.


Alessia Risi, BSc

Research Assistant

Alessia is a second-year Doctor of Pharmacy student at UBC. She previously completed her BSc at McGill University, majoring in Pharmacology. Her research interests include drugs of abuse, addiction, and mental health with a focus on pharmacotherapy and optimization of patient care. Before joining the B.R.A.I.N. Lab, Alessia has been involved in research regarding the reversal of opioid toxicity and precipitation of opioid withdrawal in patients treated with naloxone in Vancouver emergency departments. Alessia currently volunteers as a research assistant on the ROAR CANADA Study and CAPU Clinical Study. In her free time, Alessia enjoys playing basketball, movie nights, and spending time with family and friends to de-stress.


Alyssa Turcott

Lead Research Assistant for CARES at Red Fish

Alyssa is a fourth-year undergraduate student completing a double major in Biology and Psychology at UBC. In addition to her involvement with the B.R.A.I.N. Lab’s ROAR study, she works as a research assistant with the G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Program to understand and improve the life experiences of people with traumatic brain injuries. Her research interests include the influence of TBIs on caregiver well-being and the relationship between mental illness and substance use disorders. Alyssa’s favourite pastimes include experimenting with vegan baking, exploring Vancouver’s trails, and searching for new cafés to try.


Alyx Hewlett, BA

Research Assistant

Alyx has recently obtained her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from UBC. They are taking a small half gap-year to work in labs before continuing their studies at a graduate level, with the hopes of attaining their Ph.D. and working in the field of either LGBTQ+ youth counselling or criminology. Their research interests include mental health, addiction, personality disorders, and forensic psychology. When they aren’t studying, you can find them playing video games, hanging with their friends, playing D&D, or writing.


Andromeda Karimi

Research Assistant

Andromeda is a third-year student pursuing a BA in psychology and mathematics at UBC. Their specific interests fall into neural correlates of gender development and cognitive development such as impulsivity, perception or sensation. They hope to remain in academia in the field of cognitive neural prosthetics as well as the use of neural networks in data mining.  In their free time, they enjoy video games, often streaming story/adventure games for their friends to experience whole worlds together!


Anisha Lehal

Research Assistant 

Anisha is a fifth-year Bachelor of Arts student at UBC, studying Psychology and Family Studies. Her research interests include looking at schizophrenia and drug-induced psychosis, the intergenerational cycle of substance use, and how childhood trauma impacts mental health and wellbeing later on in life. Anisha is volunteering as a research assistant on the Insight study. Outside of her time at UBC, she enjoys working with children and youth in her community and currently works as a youth worker in a group home. To destress, Anisha can be found listening to music and spending time with her friends and family. 


Avneet Brar

Research Assistant

Avneet is a fourth-year student studying Behavioural Neuroscience at UBC. Her research interests include the neural pathways involved in impulsive behaviours as well as the impact of acute and chronic stress on the body’s stress response system. She also hopes to learn more about neuroimaging techniques such as functional MRI and positron emission tomography. She is currently a research assistant with the B.R.A.I.N. lab working as a part of the HRI team. When she is not in class, Avneet enjoys reading, spending time with her friends and family, and listening to music.


Bessie Guo

Research Assistant

Bessie is a third-year Bachelor of Science student in the Behavioural Neuroscience program at UBC. Her research interests include mental health and disorders, motivation, and cognition. In the future, she hopes to pursue a career in scientific communications. Whenever she’s free, she enjoys hiking, painting, listening to audio drama podcasts, as well as creating animations.

 


Brandy Holownia, BComm, MA

Research Assistant

Brandy has completed the second year of the Master of Education in Counselling Psychology at UBC and will begin a counselling practicum at Douglas College. She looks to expand her knowledge and experience in administering assessments as part of the Red Fish (formerly BCMHA)/Heartwood team. Her research interests pertain to the effects of trauma on the brain and helping people recover from trauma by establishing brain-body connections and restoring a sense of safety. Brandy enjoys spending time with her husband and four children, taking walks in the forest with her dog, practising mindfulness, reading, and camping.


Caitlin Courchesne, BSc (Hons), MSc

Research Assistant

Caitlin is a third-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology Program at Simon Fraser University and currently works as a clinical neuropsychology trainee at Vancouver Coastal Health. Her research interests include persistent post-concussive symptoms, qualitative research methodologies, serious mental illness, and healthcare ethics. At the Lab, Caitlin is involved as a qualitative interviewer for the Primary Care for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness (PriSMI) project. In her spare time, she enjoys mountain biking, listening to podcasts, and exploring the mountains with her rescue dog.


Curtis Holt-Robinson

Research Assistant

Curtis is a third-year undergraduate student at UBC, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychology. His research interests are focused on impulse control and how individuals may resist engaging in instantly gratifying, and often addictive, behaviours. Curtis is currently working in the Insight Study within the B.R.A.I.N. Lab and hopes to implement research procedures that pose minimal risk to involved participants. Further in his academic career, he aspires to obtain a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and offer psychotherapy in private practice. Curtis’s hobbies include playing and umpiring softball, performing on-stage improv, and swimming at the UBC Aquatic Centre.


Drishti Datta

Research Assistant

Drishti is a second-year Bachelor of Arts student in the Psychology program at UBC. Her research interests are cognition and social psychology in addition to overdose and relapse prevention. Drishti is currently working as a Research Assistant for the ROAR CANADA study at the Heartwood Centre for Women. Outside of the lab, she enjoys writing, reading books and painting. You can find her on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/drishtidatta.


Ivy Debinski, BA, BEd

Research Assistant

Ivy is a graduate from UBC with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Education. She currently holds a BC Teaching Certificate and an IB Educators Certificate. She is a research assistant in the B.R.A.I.N. Lab working on the CAPU iRISE study as well as the ROAR CANADA study. Her research interests include studying the relationship between cognitive developmental neuroscience and education. Specifically, investigating the neural mechanisms of reading, attention, learning disabilities and neurological disorders. If Ivy is not in the classroom, you can find her cycling or hiking along Vancouver’s North Shore. You can find her on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/ivy-debinski-496178211.  


Jacob Sawatzky

Research Assistant

Jacob is in the fifth year of his BSc in Behavioural Neuroscience. He is very interested in psychiatry and counselling, particularly in bipolar disorder. Outside of school, Jacob also organizes philanthropic events for various charity causes, such as the Canadian Mental Health Association, SPCA, food bank and much more.


Jovin Khehra

Research Assistant

Jovin is a fourth-year undergraduate student studying Biopsychology and Pharmacology in the Integrated Sciences major at UBC. His research interests include studying the neural mechanisms that form the basis of psychiatric illness and addictive behaviours. He is also interested in the ways pharmaceutical interventions and psychedelic therapy can be used to influence psychopathology and improve patient outcomes. He is currently a research assistant with the B.R.A.I.N. Lab and will be involved in research projects at Red Fish (formerly BCMHA). In his free time, Jovin enjoys collecting and listening to vinyl records, and his favourite self-care activities include going on bike rides and watching The Office.


Katy Yang

Research Assistant

Katy is a third-year undergraduate student at UBC pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Health and Society. She is particularly interested in studying the relationship between neurological processes and physical health outcomes amongst individuals diagnosed with brain and addiction disorders. She hopes to invest her time into further developing research literature and clinical treatments for these vulnerable populations through further pursuance of graduate studies. In the lab, she is part of the HRI team. Outside of the lab, Katy enjoys travelling, hiking, spending time with friends, and taking walks around Stanley Park.


Luce Calderon, BA

Research Assistant

Luce is a graduate from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Minor in Educational Psychology. Her research interest includes the use of psychological assessment tools for identification and effective intervention strategies, motivation and emotion behind an individual achievement and the impact of light on individuals' wellbeing; all of which fall within the realm of neuroscience. Currently, she is working as a Behavioural Interventionist in the public and private setting working alongside exceptional students. With a goal to apply to graduate school in the near future.  Besides her academic interests, she is a competitive athlete in the sport of cheerleading and a strong animal advocate.

 


Lucia Forward

Research Assistant

Lucia is a fourth-year BSc student in the Behavioural Neuroscience program at UBC. Her research interests are focused on stress and anxiety, trauma-informed care as well as overdose and relapse prevention. Outside of the lab, she enjoys taking dance classes and performing in musicals and plays. https://www.linkedin.com/in/luciaforward/


Maggie Milsom BA, DEDU, MEd

Research Assistant

Maggie Milsom is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors. She holds a Master’s of Education in counselling psychology specializing in vocational rehabilitation from UBC. Her research interests include psychodrama therapy and the various ways this modality can be applied to mental health. She is currently helping to provide assessments at Red Fish. In her free time, she enjoys boxing, judo, snowboarding and dancing.

 


Tania Li

Research Assistant

Tania is a third-year undergraduate student pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at UBC. Her research interests include the long-term health consequences of stress, mental health, and treatment interventions within clinical psychology. Currently, she is a research assistant working on the ROAR CANADA project in the B.R.A.I.N. Lab. In her free time, Tania enjoys reading, hiking, crochet, as well as spending time with friends and family.

 


Taylor Zaidel

Lead Research Assistant for ROAR at Heartwood

Taylor is a fourth-year undergraduate student at UBC, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts specializing in Honours Psychology. Her research interests include mental health comorbidities with a focus on depression, stress, and anxiety, as well as crisis intervention. She is a lead research assistant on the ROAR CANADA study at Heartwood. Taylor has also conducted research on adolescents with depression, suicidal ideation, and ADHD. In her free time she likes to do yoga, spend time with friends and family, and volunteer with the Kids Help Phone.


Wendy Cheung

Research Assistant

Wendy is a second-year undergraduate student at UBC majoring in Behavioural Neuroscience. Her research interests include factors influencing the severity of mental disorders, as well as the physiological effects of substance use on the cognition of healthy individuals and psychiatric patients. She is currently working on the CAPU RISE study in the B.R.A.I.N. lab with hopes that the findings can help better understand the motivation behind drug addiction and find more effective ways to help people struggling with addiction. Wendy wishes to integrate research throughout her future education no matter what path she pursues. In her free time, Wendy likes to play instruments, swim, and write creative stories.


Alex Romanchuk

Research Assistant

Alex is a second-year undergraduate student at UBC pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Philosophy. Their research interests include neural circuits related to consciousness, eating disorders, and psychedelic therapy as a potential treatment of various psychopathology. Alex is currently involved as a research assistant with the ROAR CANADA project and the MED1 project. To destress, they love swimming in the ocean, cycling, and painting. 


More Lab Members

Keenan Klassen | Medical Student

Aarya Tamrakar | Psychology, University of British Columbia

Aksheen Chahal | Pediatrics Resident, University of British Columbia

Amelia Pellaers | Psychology, Simon Fraser University

Amanda Lee | Psychology, University of British Columbia

Andrea Hernandez | Zymeworks Research Associate

Andrew Li | Master's Student, Psychology, University of British Columbia

Anurada Amarasekera | Psychology, Simon Fraser University

Cara Johnston | BSc Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Okanagan

Cindy Chang | Doctor of Medicine student, University of Calgary

Cindy Li | Computer Science and Biology student, University of British Columbia

Christiane Wesarg | Clinical Psychology, Dresden, Germany

Clement Chui | Doctor of Medicine student, University of British Columbia

Danielle Co | Clinical Study Coordinator, Providence Health

Darya Skrenes | Family Medicine resident, Idaho

Eliscia Sinclair |  Psychology, University of British Columbia

Friederike Albers | Clinical Psychology, Osnabrück, Germany

Grace Nie | Doctor of Medicine student, University of British Columbia

Hanie Edalati | Postdoc, McGill University, Montreal

Javeria Irfan | PharmD student, University of British Columbia

Jennifer Multani | Health Sciences student, Simon Fraser University

Karla Glaweski | Counselling Psychology, University of British Columbia

Kirsten Wesselow | Psychology student, University of British Columbia

Laura Labonté | Psychiatry Resident, University of British Columbia

Maia Buschmann | Research Assistant, Columbia University, New York

Mark Ng Shun | Behavioural Neuroscience, University of British Columbia

Matt Hanna, BA | New School for Social Research

Marina Le | Ph.D. student, Psychology, University of British Columbia

Michelle Zhang | Counselling Psychology, University of British Columbia

Paul Cocker | Postdoc, Cambridge University, England

Rachel Kardal | Law student, University of Calgary

Sara Vazirian | Family Medicine Resident, University of Western Ontario

Stephen Lee-Cheong MD, BCh, BAO, PgcPain | National University of Ireland