Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar is a geriatric psychiatrist and the medical head of Geriatric Psychiatry Research at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). He is also an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Dr. Kumar’s research focuses on developing novel biomarkers and treatment interventions for patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related disorders. He studies neurophysiology of cognitive disorders using Quantitative Electroencephalography and brain stimulation techniques such as Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS). Further, he is conducting research into development of pharmacological and non pharmacological interventions for treating cognitive and neuropsychiatric symptoms of AD and related disorders.  He has received competitive research funding from national and international agencies and has published his work in prestigious peer reviewed journals. He is the recipient of several international honors and awards including Barry Lebowitz Early Career Scientist Award from the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, and Early Career Investigator Awards from Society of Biological Psychiatry and American Psychiatric Association.