Research interests include all aspects of eating disorders, specifically the genetics of anorexia nervosa (NIMH funding); the psychobiology of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and obesity (CIHR funding); innovative treatments for anorexia nervosa, specifically with atypical antipsychotics( NIMH funding) and the treatment of anorexia nervosa with rTMS; and the medical and psychiatric comorbidity of eating disorders.
Allan S Kaplan MD MSc FRCP(C) is currently a Senior Clinician/Scientist, Chief of Research at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, and Vice Chair for Research and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto. He is also Director of the Institute of Medical Science, School of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Medicine. He was the inaugural Loretta Anne Rogers Chair in Eating Disorders at Toronto General Hospital and is currently Senior Scientist, Toronto General Research Institute. He received his medical, psychiatric and graduate school training at the University of Toronto. He has worked in the field of eating disorders for 30 years, has lectured widely on various topics in the field, published 150 peer reviewed articles, two books, 50 book chapters and over 200 abstracts. He is the Past President of both the Academy for Eating Disorders, the largest organization of eating disorder professionals in the world, and the International Eating Disorder Research Society. He has been a continuously funded peer reviewed investigator since 1992, and has received grant support from the National Institute of Mental Health in the USA and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in Canada.
Center for Addiction and Mental Health
Toronto General Hospital
Institute of Medical Science
School of Graduate Studies