1987: MSc, Neurogenetics, McGill University Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery. Thesis: Familial Leukoencephalopathy in Chisasibi, Nouveau Québec: Clinical, Epidemiological, and Genetic Aspects
1980-1983: Residency in Neurology, Montreal Neurological Institute
1979-1980: Internship in Internal Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montréal. Elective in Neuro Ophthalmology, Montreal Neurological Institute
1979: MDCM, McGill University. Electives in Neurology at National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square, London and University of Dundee
1974-1976: Université de Montréal. Research under Drs André Barbeau and Nico van Gelder: The role of taurine and intracellular calcium in experimental epilepsy
1973: BA, Vassar College. Research on effect of taurine on cobalt induced epileptic seizures in rats
1983: Fellowship qualification in Neurology, Royal College of Physicians (Canada)
1997: Nominated for the Prix Reconnaissance by the Association of Residents in Psychiatry Université de Montréal for your pedagogical talent: the uniqueness of your approach, your intellectual rigor, your capacity to transmit your knowledge.
1987: Dean's List, McGill University for MSc Thesis
1976: University Scholar, Faculty of Medicine
1973: BA with General and Departmental Honors
Poulin S, Black DN. Neurobiology and functional neuroimaging of depersonalization, conversion, and dissociative identity disorder. Psychiatric Times. 2006;(in press)
Lefson M, Black DN. Cree encephalopathies Part 2: The hunt for the gene, a fascinating cross-cultural collaboration. Parkhurst Exchange. 2005;13:23Black DN, Althoff RR, Daye K, Pelletier CA. Lethal obesity associated with sodium valproate in a brain-injured patient. Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology. 2005;18:98-101
Black DN. Cree encephalopathies Part I: Clusters of childhood deaths run in families. Parkhurst Exchange. 2005;13:25Stip E, Bigras M-J, Mancini-Marië A et al. Long-term effect of prefrontal lobotomy on verbal fluency in patients with schizophrenia. Brain and Cognition. 2004;55:466-469
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