Ryan Van Lieshout

McMaster University

Areas of interest: Developmental origins of adult disease and the prenatal programming of psychiatric disorders in particular; links between maternal pre-pregnancy overweight/obesity and mental health in offspring; associations between being born at extremely low birth weight and later psychopathology; diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders in women during pregnancy and the first postpartum year; the impact these disorders and their treatments have on neurodevelopmental outcomes (including psychiatric risk) in offspring