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Mahavir Agarwal


Dr. Mahavir Agarwal is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and a Clinician-Scientist in the Schizophrenia Division at the Centre for Addiction at Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto. He is also the Medical Head for Clinical Research in the Schizophrenia Division and co-leads the Metabolic Clinic and the Clozapine Clinic at CAMH.

His research interest lies in understanding the mechanisms underlying metabolic and cognitive dysfunction in mental illness with specific focus on insulin signaling in the brain, and in discovering new treatments for these abnormalities.

Associated Programs

Mental Health and Diabetes

Developing programs that will improve the quality of life for people with diabetes by addressing their mental health and addiction needs.