Major study investigating suicide in Nunavut released

June 6th, 2013

Suicide rates in Nunavut are ten times higher than the Canadian suicide rate. Dr. Eduardo Chachamovich released a new study this week titled: Qaujivallianiq Inuusirijauvalauqtunik, or Learning from Lives that have been Lived, whose main goal “was to identify the reasons behind each death by suicide in order to better comprehend, predict, and eventually prevent… Read More


The 2013 IASR world congress: Montreal, June 10-13, 2013

March 23rd, 2013

Dr. Gustavo Turecki, Congress President, and Monique Séguin, Chair of the Organizing Committee, are lead organizers of the upcoming World Congress of the International Academy of Suicide Research, which will take place this Summer in Montreal.  … Read More


Spotlight on Eduardo Chachamovich

March 21st, 2013

Dr. Eduardo Chachamovich is in the spotlight this week at McGill’s Department of Psychiatry. Read his profile here: www.mcgill.ca/psychiatry/channels/news/spotlight-dr-eduardo-chachamovitch-225120… Read More


New Psychiatry Graduate Program Director: Dr. Naguib Mechawar

March 20th, 2013

Read about the appointment of Dr. Naguib Mechawar on the Department of Psychiatry website: www.mcgill.ca/psychiatry/channels/news/new-graduate-program-director-department-psychiatry-dr-naguib-mechawar-225274… Read More


Two awards for Dr. Carl Ernst

March 19th, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Carl Ernst who was recently awarded a Canada Research Chair Tier 2 Award and the Douglas Hospital Induced-Pluripotent Stem Cell Laboratory for Cognitive Disorders Award. Read the news item on the McGill Psychiatry website.… Read More