Dr. Phillip Tibbo

Dr. Phillip Tibbo

Dr. Phillip Tibbo


Research Topics

Magnetic resonance spectrocsopy (MRS)
First episode psychosis
Early interventions
Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI)
Clinical research
Brain imaging

Related Information

Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program
Dr. Tibbo is the Dr. Paul Janssen Chair in Psychotic Disorders, the Director, Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program and the Co-Director, Nova Scotia Psychosis Research Unit Education
B.Sc. Honours - Mount Allison University, NB
B.Med.Sc. - Memorial University of Newfoundland
MD - Memorial University of Newfoundland
FRCPC - University of Alberta, Psychiatry
AHFMR - Clinical Research Fellow, University of Alberta Psychiatry

Research Interests

Dr. Tibbo investigates psychosis/schizophrenia in the areas of neuroimaging (MRS, DTI), genetics, and non-pharmacological treatment options for schizophrenia. Other projects include the development of a relapse prediction tool for use by clinicians and family members; a tool for monitoring medication side effects; and service delivery/national guidelines for early phase psychosis.

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