Lab Research | Research Associate at the University of British Columbia
Soyon is a neuroscientist whose research interests lie in understanding the role of the dopamine system in the healthy brain, and how dysfunction or degeneration of this system leads to psychiatric and neurological illness. Specifically, her goals are to identify and develop novel drug treatments for diseases of the dopamine system, such as Parkinson’s disease. She is a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at UBC, and a member of the Society for Neuroscience, the Canadian Association for Neuroscience and the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology. She holds a BSc from McGill University and a PhD in Neuroscience from UBC.