Krista Lanctôt, PhD

Anthony GranoliniMid-Career Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentorship

Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Krista L. Lanctôt is a clinical pharmacologist, having received her PhD from the Department of Pharmacology, University of Toronto in 1998, with additional training in pharmacoepidemiology. She is currently a Senior Scientist in the Hurvitz Brain Sciences Program at Sunnybrook Research Institute, the Head of Neuropsychopharmacology Research at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Executive Director of the Medical Outcomes and Research in Economics (MORE®) Research Centre, a research group focusing on outcomes research. She is a Full Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Pharmacology.

Dr. Lanctôt is an active researcher in clinical pharmacology and has over 240 manuscripts published or in press. Since coming to Sunnybrook over 20 years ago, her research has focused on Alzheimer’s disease, depression, and cognitive changes in those with coronary artery disease and post-stroke. She teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at the University of Toronto.