Neuroscience and Psychiatry Research

NICHOLSON LABORATORY

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

September 2020- Present (Full-time)

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences

McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

SCIENTIST

September 2020- Present

Homewood Research Institute

Homewood Health, Guelph, Canada

SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW

September 2020- Present

Department of Cognition, Emotion and Methods in Psychology

University of Vienna, Austria

SENIOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

March 2019- September 2020

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow

Department of Cognition, Emotion and Methods in Psychology

University of Vienna, Austria

Department of Psychiatry

University of Zurich, Switzerland

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW

September 2017-March 2019

Department of Neuroscience, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry

Western University, London, Canada
Homewood Research Institute, Guelph, Canada

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN NEUROSCIENCE

September 2014- August 2017

Department of Neuroscience, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry

Western University, London, Canada

  • Thesis: The Neural Circuitry of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: HONOURS SPECIALIZATION IN PSYCHOLOGY

September 2010- August 2014

Western University, London, Canada

  • Thesis: The Neural Correlates of Cognitive Behavioural Self-Regulation in Early Development

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RESEARCH FUNDING & AWARDS

CURRENT RESEARCH SUPPORT

FDC FOUNDATION

2020- 2022

Goal Management Training & Neurofeedback in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Collaboration between the Homewood Research Institute and McMaster University

$696,000 (Canadian Dollars)

  • Co-principal investigator with Dr. Margaret McKinnon

CANADIAN INSTITUTE OF MILITARY & VETERAN HEALTH RESEARCH (CIMVHR)

2019- 2021

Leveraging Technology to Improve Mental Health Outcomes: Machine Learning Analysis of the Homewood Posttraumatic Stress Recovery Unit Clinical Database and Western University PTSD Research Unit Data

$100,000 (Canadian Dollars)

  • Co-investigator

RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS

EUROPEAN RESEARCH COMMISSION MARIE SKLODOWSKA-CURIE INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIP

2020

MITACS AND HOMEWOOD HEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP AWARD

September 2017 - August 2019

JONATHAN & JOSHUA MEMORIAL GRANT FOR MENTAL HEALTH RESEARCH

September 2016

ONTARIO GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP (OGS), CANADIAN RESEARCH AWARD

September 2016

CANADIAN INSTITUTES OF HEALTH RESEARCH (CIHR), NATIONAL RESEARCH AWARD

September 2015

ONTARIO GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP (OGS), CANADIAN RESEARCH AWARD

September 2015 (Awarded but declined)

McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

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