Bernard Le Foll, MD, PhD, MCFP

Medical Head, Addiction Medicine Service, Head, Translational Addiction Research Laboratory, CAMH

Dr. Le Foll is a Clinician Scientist specializing in drug addiction. He is Head of the Translational Addiction Research Laboratory in the Campbell Family Mental Health Research  Institute, and Medical Head of the Addiction Medicine Service at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. The service is providing treatment to around 4,000 new patients a year through an interdisciplinary team. He is professor at the University of Toronto in the Departments of Family and Community Medicine, Pharmacology, Psychiatry, and Institute of Medical Sciences. Dr. Le Foll received specialized training in drug addiction and behavioural and cognitive therapy at Paris University in France. He has written treatment guidelines and has been coordinator of clinical trials. In his research, he has used various approaches such as preclinical models, genetic and brain imaging.