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Neuroscience, Epigenetics, and Mental Health

I am completing my PhD at McGill University where I use post-mortem brain tissue to study how drug use disorders interact with epigenetics to impact brain health.  I'm particularly interested in DNA methylation, three-dimensional chromatin stuctures and gene expression in psychiatric illnesses.


Award winning oral presentations


Poster presentations at local, national, and international scientific meetings

My Academic Publications

Technical articles in peer-reviewed journals

Mesocorticolimbic dopmaine pathway in rodent brain
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©2019 by Kathryn Vaillancourt