Andrew Nicholson, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University, Canada; affiliate Scientist University of Vienna, Austria.  His research program focuses on the neural correlates of PTSD and on the neural underpinnings of minority stress and its relation to mental illness risk and resiliency.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Andrew Nicholson has employment relationships with Atlas Institute for Veterans and Families, The University of Ottawa’s Institute of Mental Health Research, the University of Ottawa, the McMaster University Western University, the Lawson Health Research Institute, the Homewood Health, and the University of Vienna. He receives grants from Canadian Institutes of Health Research, MINDS, IDEaS, LGBT Purge Fund and The Centre of Excellence for PTSD, Banting Research Foundation, and Homewood Health Inc. Dr. Nicholson receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Dr. Andrew Nicholson is a committee member of the Centre for Clinical Neuroscience Scientific Advisory Committee and the Homewood Research Institute Scientific Advisory Committee.