- Cannabidiols a potential treatment for PTSD, a preclinical study (M.Sc. Supervisor of Jacob Cohen, grant recipient)
- Low Field Magnetic Stimulation (LFMS) for mood and memory, from bench to bedside. (PI)
- The effects of varying levels of stress and cuprizone treatment on behavioural and myelin pathology in the live brain and cells. (PI)
Dr. Yanbo Zhang, PI
Dr. Zhang completed his medical education and Ph.D. degree at Peking University in China and received postdoctoral fellowships and residency training in psychiatry at the University of Saskatchewan Canada. He is a clinician-scientist and the Iver and Joyce Graham Indiana Small Professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. He is an executive board director and the secretary-treasurer of the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA), the national professional association Canadian psychiatrists.
Dr. Zhang's research interests focus on the impacts of psychiatric medications and magnetic brain stimulations on white matter dysfunction in severe mental disorders diseases using animal models. He has published 35 articles in international journals, including Molecular Psychiatry, Schizophrenia Research, Glia, and Journal of Neurochemistry.
Dr. Zhang’ clinical work focused on adolescent and university students’ mental health. He provides integrated mental health care with family doctors and continuous medical education to general practitioners.
- 2019.01 Education News Canada: University of Saskatchewan USask researchers visit Parliament to highlight need for more cannabis research
- 2018.11 The impact of cannabis on PTSD in military Veterans. The standing testimony before the Veteran Affair Committee, The House of Commons, Ottawa, Canada
- 2018.08 CTV News: New concussion test - and treatment - in the works at U of S
- 2018.08 University of Saskatchewan News: Improving concussion tests and treatment