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Prof. Art Petronis

Art Petronis psychiatrist Canada Controversias Psiquiatry Barcelona
University of Toronto, Canada
Talk Epigenetics of mental disorders
Date Friday, April 20th, 2018
Time 11:00 to 11:45
Table Etiological complexities


Art Petronis graduated from Kaunas Medical University, Lithuania, and he worked on his PhD at the Brain Research Institute in Moscow. Dr Petronis completed his post-doctoral training at the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto, and since 1997 he has been a faculty at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and University of Toronto. Currently Dr. Petronis is Professor and Head of the Krembil Family Epigenetics Laboratory. He is also Tapscott Chair for Schizophrenia Studies at the University of Toronto. His research is dedicated to the elucidation of the role of epigenetic factors in complex non-Mendelian diseases such as schizophrenia, diabetes, and inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Petronis published over 100 papers and book chapters.