The Addictions and Psychopharmacology group focuses on three main areas: etiology of chemical and behavioral addictions as well as interventions that improve outcomes; new directions in psychopharmacology, including pharmacogenetics; adverse health or treatment outcomes due to psychopharmacological medications or addictions, and lastly service delivery and improvement.
We are currently working on projects related to:
- Opioid Dependency and behavioral addictions
Dr. Rohit Lodhi, PI
Dr. Lodhi is a psychiatrist-researcher who completed his PhD in psychopharmacology from the University of Edmonton. At the U of S, he has received a 2018 ComRAD award and is currently the principal investigator for a SPCOR project (original funding awarded to Dr. Bowen). During his Phd, he received an University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship, the Hassan F.A. Azim Graduate Award, a CPA Junior Investigator Research Colloquium Award and several travel awards.