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Dr. Nathan Kolla

Dr Nathan Kolla

Dr. Nathan KollaMD, PhD, Vice President, Research & Academics

Dr. Kolla joined Waypoint as the Vice President Research & Academics in August 2017. Dr. Kolla
is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Criminology and Psychological Clinical Science at the
University of Toronto. He has an appointment as a Staff Psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, where he is Head of the Violence Prevention Neurobiological Research Unit, and a Clinician-Scientist in CAMH’s Research Imaging Centre. He has many achievements, including receiving various awards and grants as an independent investigator. He regularly presents across Canada, the United States, and internationally. He has authored and co-authored many publications, articles, and chapters, including in the top journals Biological Psychiatry, Neuropsychopharmacology, and JAMA Psychiatry. Also, Dr. Kolla sits on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. He earned an MSc in Forensic Mental Health Science at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, UK, and took his PhD in Neuroscience (PET Neuroimaging of Personality Disorders) at the Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto. Dr. Kolla completed clinical training in forensic psychiatry at Bellevue Hospital, New York University.


Research Interests

Neuroimaging, PET, forensic psychiatry, antisocial personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, self-injury


PubMed Publications


Student / Volunteer Opportunities

Dr. Kolla invites students and volunteers to contact him about potential research opportunities.

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