Our lab is part of McGill University’s Department of Psychiatry and the McGill University Health Centre’s (MUHC) BRaIN research program. Together, this provides an environment with state-of-the-art facilities and colleagues with diverse areas of expertise.
Dr. Leyton is a Full Professor and co-director of continuing medical education in McGill University’s Department of Psychiatry, a past-President of the Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology, and a founding member of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Canadian Centre for Substance use and Addictions. His research focuses on the causes of addictions and their commonly comorbid conditions.
Our team is comprised of multidisciplinary, experienced and passionate researchers who are dedicated to advancing comprehension of addictions and addiction-related disorders.
Professor Dawson College, Department of Psychology
Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, UK
M.Sc. Health Sciences (Mental Health), Maastricht University, NL
M.Sc. Biological Psychology, Maastricht University, NL
Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Western Ontario
Ph.D. candidate, McGill - Clinical Psychology
M.Sc. - Integrated Program in Neuroscience, McGill University, 2022
B.Sc. - Honours Specialization in Neuroscience, Western University, 2019
Ph.D. candidate, McGill – Clinical Psychology
B.Sc. in Biology, minor in Neuropsychology, McGill University, 2015
Registered Pharmacist with the Ontario College of Pharmacists
M.Sc. in Radiopharmaceutics and PET Radiochemistry, King’s College London, 2016
B.Sc. in Pharmacy, University of Kerbala, 2013
B.Sc. in Neuroscience, McMaster University, 2021
McGill - Integrated Program in Neuroscience, 2021
B.Sc. Microbiology magna cum laude; University of Los Andes, 2021
B.Sc. Psychology summa cum laude; University of Los Andes, 2019