Substance Use and Schizophrenia: Cracking the Chicken-or-Egg Question

September 13, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Seminar Title: Substance Use and Schizophrenia: Cracking the Chicken-or-Egg Question 

Presenter: Dr. Jibran Y. Khokhar, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph 

Dr. Khokhar is an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Sciences Department at the University of Guelph. He completed his undergraduate training at Queen’s University, and his Ph.D. in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Toronto and CAMH, under the supervision of Dr. Rachel Tyndale. During this time, Dr. Khokhar was awarded a CIHR Tobacco Use in Special Populations Fellowship, as well as a publication award for "Best Publication in Neuropsychopharmacology." He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at Dartmouth College with Dr. Alan Green. In addition to numerous travel and poster awards, Dr. Khokhar held a CIHR Post-doctoral Fellowship as well as NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

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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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