New Appointment: MBP Welcomes Dr. Jamie Near

Mar 26, 2021

Photo of Dr. Jamie NearDr. Jamie Near

The Department of Medical Biophysics is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jamie Near, Associate Professor.

Dr. Near completed his undergraduate degree in Engineering Physics at Queen’s University (2000-2004) followed by a PhD in Medical Biophysics at Western University (2004-2009), and a postdoc at the University of Oxford (2009-2012). From 2012-2021, he was as an Assistant Professor in the McGill University Department of Psychiatry. He now joins the Physical Sciences Platform at Sunnybrook Research Institute as a Research Scientist. His program of research involves 1) the development and implementation of in-vivo magnetic resonance spectroscopy methods; and 2) the application of these methods to study brain chemistry and metabolism in neuroscientific and mental health research.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Jamie Near to Medical Biophysics.

View Dr. Jamie Near’s profile on the MBP website.