Gwyneth Zai

Gwyneth Zai
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Canada


Dr. Gwyneth Zai a clinician-scientist and staff psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, working in the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Division and Neurogenetics Section. She is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. Dr. Zai previously completed her clinical and research training including her MD, psychiatry residency, and PhD in psychiatric genetics at the University of Toronto, in addition to her research fellowship in cognitive neuroscience at the University of Cambridge. Dr. Zai has published 44 peer-reviewed articles and has given numerous international presentations. She has been the recipient of various national and international awards and scholarships including the 2016 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant. Her main clinical interest focuses on obsessive-compulsive disorder, its related disorders, anxiety and mood disorders. Her main research interests are psychiatric genetics, cognitive neuroscience, and pharmacogenetics of psychotropic medication response and side effects, which may be of interest in clinical practice.

Research Interest

Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, Anxiety disorders, Mood disorders, Molecular genetics, Pharmacogenetics, Cognitive neuroscience