Dr. Breno Satler Diniz

Clinician Scientist and Geriatric Psychiatrist
Campbell Scientist, Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

E: Breno.Diniz@camh.ca


Dr. Breno Satler Diniz is a Clinician Scientist and Geriatric Psychiatrist at CAMH, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.

In his research, Dr. Diniz focuses on the neurobiology of late-life mood and neurocognitive disorders, the development of central and peripheral biomarkers for the diagnosis of mood and neurocognitive disorders, and meta-analysis.

Selected Publications

Diniz BS, Reynolds CF 3rd, Sibille E, Lin CW, Tseng G, Lotrich F, Aizenstein HJ, Butters MA. Enhanced Molecular Aging in Late-Life Depression: the Senescent-Associated Secretory Phenotype. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2017 Jan;25(1):64-72. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2016.08.018. PMID: 27856124

Diniz BS, Sibille E, Ding Y, Tseng G, Aizenstein HJ, Lotrich F, Becker JT, Lopez OL, Lotze MT, Klunk WE, Reynolds CF, Butters MA. Plasma biosignature and brain pathology related to persistent cognitive impairment in late-life depression. Mol Psychiatry. 2015 May;20(5):594-601. doi: 10.1038/mp.2014.76. PMID: 25092249

Diniz BS, Butters MA, Albert SM, Dew MA, Reynolds CF 3rd. Late-life depression and risk of vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of community-based cohort studies. Br J Psychiatry. 2013 May;202(5):329-35. doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.112.118307. PMID: 23637108

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