2_3 Ishrat Husain: Science with Relentless Curiosity, Understanding Depression Across Cultures, and Canada's Leadership in Psychedelic Research
Dr. Ishrat Husain is the Head of the Clinical Trials Unit and Lead of the Mood Disorders Service at Center for Addiction and Mental Health. He is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. He holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Treatment Innovation in Mood Disorders. Dr. Husain's research program focusses on advancing the understanding and treatment of mood disorders across populations through biomarker-driven clinical trials of emerging pharmacological and psychosocial interventions including psychedelic therapies.