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University of Saskatchewan - College of Graduate Studies and Research

College of Graduate Studies and Research
Room C180 Administration Building, 105 Administration Place
Saskatoon, SK
Canada S7N 5A2

Biological Psychiatry

   
Program Information
Faculty: College of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Psychiatry
Description Extensive facilities exist to support basic and clinical research in psychiatric and neurological disorders. The current research areas include: study of the mechanisms of and potential treatments for neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Diseases, and acute neurological conditions such as stroke and ischemia; search for neurotrophic factors involved in neuronal protection, survival and rescue; molecular biological studies on neurotrophic factors, enzymes and receptors; gene regulation of monoamine synthesizing and catabolizing enzymes; investigations on biological markers and of the correlations between mood or behavior and the levels of neurochemicals in body fluids; clinical studies on the effects of psychiatric drugs on neurotransmitters and metabolites; studies of signal transduction mechanisms of a variety of CNS transmitters and modulators; mapping of the distribution of biogenic amines using selective lesions, drugs and ligand binding; studies of the enzymes involved in synthesis and catabolism of neuroactive compounds.
Website: Biological Psychiatry at University of Saskatchewan - College of Graduate Studies and Research
Cost per year:
Provincial:$4,294.94
National:$4,294.94
Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 70
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213]

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: August 21, 2012