Mera S. Barr, Ph.D.

Mera S. Barr, Ph.D.

Mera S. Barr, Ph.D.
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2017, 2013 Young Investigator Grant

Mera S. Barr, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor

Adult Psychiatry and Health Systems

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto

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2017, 2013 Young Investigator Grant

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Dr. Barr’s research uses brain stimulation and neuroimaging techniques to understand the pathophysiology and treatment of psychiatric disordered patients with co-morbid substance abuse. Her main interests include studying the effects of tobacco and cannabis smoking on brain mechanisms and cognition in people with and without schizophrenia. Dr. Barr has been awarded a Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (formerly NARSAD) Young Investigator Grant to evaluate cannabis abstinence on cortical inhibition in schizophrenia.

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