Researcher Profile

Elizabeth Hampson

Elizabeth Hampson

Professor

BMI Associate Member

Department(s):
Psychology

Publications:

Associated Websites:

Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology

Contact Information:

ehampson@uwo.ca
(519) 661-2111 x84675
SSC 9218

Research Areas

Clinical neuroscience

Cognition and behaviour

Development and aging

Motivation, emotion and arousal

Profile

Elizabeth Hampson is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Western University and a core member of the Graduate Program in Neuroscience. She holds a cross-appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at Schulich School of Medicine. Her work on reproductive hormones in the nervous system and their implications for cognitive function, memory, aging, and mood has received the Curt P. Richter Prize in neuroendocrinology and has been supported by a Chair in Women's Health from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Ontario Women's Health Council. She has served on the editorial boards of a number of peer-reviewed journals and is a past member of the advisory board of the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology. She was one of two Canadians invited to serve on the Washington-based Isis Fund Network on "Sex, Gender, Drugs and the Brain" (modeled after the MacArthur Foundation networks) sponsored by the Society for Women's Health Research, and is a founding member of the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences. Her research focuses on the effects of estrogens and androgens in the central nervous system.