Michael Meaney


Michael Meaney is a James McGill Professor of Medicine at McGill University, Director of the Sackler Program for Epigenetics & Psychobiology at McGill University and currently Director, Translational Neuroscience Program at the Singapore Institute of Clinical Sciences. Dr. Meaney was trained in Clinical Psychology and Neurobiology. His research interests lie in early environmental regulation of gene expression and brain development. Dr. Meaney seeks to understand how early experience exerts a sustained influence on neuronal function and the risk for psychopathology. His research involves models systems as well as longitudinal human cohort studies.

Research interests: epigenetics, early experience, child development, neurodevelopment, social influences affecting neurodevelopment

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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