Lab news

July 2017

Our paper Cognitive Implications of Deep Gray Matter Iron in Multiple Sclerosis" is featured in the July edition of the American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR) Fellows' Journal Club Podcast.AJNRpodcast



Our paper Visual attention to ambiguous emotional faces in eating disorders: role of alexithymia was accepted in European Eating Disorders Review. Congrats, Veronica, Alex, and Vanessa!

June 2017

Intern Katrien is joining the lab for a month. Katrien is a grade 11 Brain Bee contestant and won 3rd place this year. Welcome Katrien!

May 2017

Mursal and Daniela win best poster prizes at Psychiatry Research Day, well done!!

April 2017

Paper Emotional arousal impairs association-memory:  Roles of amygdala and hippocampus accepted in NeuroImage.

March 2017

Daniela is officially a PhD student. Great job, Daniela!


Alex receives a DAAD RISE internship and will be spending his summer in Germany. Well deserved, Alex!

January 2017

Paper Determinants of risk-taking in HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders accepted for publication in Neuropsychology- Congratulations, Daniela, way to go!!

December 2016

Paper accepted for publication in AJNR, thanks Jonn for your hard work on this.

September 2016

Many new faces this term! Welcome Areej, Deanna, Emily, Gunvir, Melissa, Mursal, Sydney (PSYC396/496), Brenna (Honours Neuroscience), and our lovely volunteers Angela and Vanessa.

June 2016

Jonn Kmech is leaving the lab after three years as a research assisstant. We'll miss you, John!

May 2016

Mulan Xia is volunteering in the lab over the summer. Mulan, thanks for joining us!

May 2016

Daniela Gomez enters the MSc program in Psychiatry. Looking forward to (more) great things to come!

March 2016

Congratulations to Alex Macrae-Korobkov for winning a summer 2016 studentship from AIHS. Alex will work on "Integrating a machine learning approach to explore and predict alexithymia with eyetracking data".

March 2016

Veronica Kube wins a summer 2016 studentship from the URI. Veronica will be studying "Alexithymia in eating disorders: Exploring the link between emotion processing difficulties and harmful eating behaviours". Well done, Veronica and Alex!

September 2015

Welcome to Alex, Alexa and Angela (PSYCO 299), Indra (PSYCHO 496), Daniela (NEURO498), and volunteer Amelia.

July 2014-July 2015

Esther on sabbatical at the UKE in Hamburg, Germany.