Anna Taylor, PhD
Dr. Taylor holds a Canada Research Chair in Pain and Addiction. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and member of the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute at the University of Alberta.
Originally from Calgary, Alberta, she completed her training at McGill University in the McGill Pain Center and later at the University of California in the Hatos Center for Opioid Pharmacology. As such, her research spans the fields of opioid addiction and chronic pain, and research projects incorporate both of these models.
Caylin Chadwick, BSc
Caylin is originally from Nanaimo BC and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Lethbridge in 2018. She joined the lab in September 2018, and is investigating the role of kappa opioid receptors the multiple sclerosis-related pain.
Zoe Dworsky-Fried, BSc
Zoe is originally from Ottawa, Ontario and completed her undergraduate degree at Dalhousie University in 2018. She joined the lab in September 2018, and is investigating neuroimmune contributions to negative affect in chronic pain.
Christian Faig, BSc
Christian is originally from Calgary, Alberta and completed his Undergraduate degree at the University of Alberta in 2020. Christian joined the lab as an undergraduate researcher where he investigated the role of the claustrum in chronic inflammatory pain. He has since joined the Pharmacology graduate program as a Master’s student and is co-mentored by Dr. Jesse Jackson (Physiology).
Elizabeth Sugiarto (BSc, Pharmacology)
Tristan Pidner (BSc, Psychology)