Gillian England-Mason

Gillian England-Mason is a Postdoctoral Fellow specializing in Neurodevelopmental Disorders at the Owerko Centre, University of Calgary.

Gillian received her PhD in Neuroscience from McMaster University, under the supervision of Dr. Andrea Gonzalez. She is currently working with the Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition (APrON) Study Team under the mentorship of Dr. Deborah Dewey. Her program of research is supported through a Postgraduate Fellowship in Health Innovation provided by Alberta Innovates.

Gillian’s research broadly examines how early environmental factors influence emotional and cognitive development during childhood. She is particularly interested in biological and relational predictors of neurodevelopmental and mental health outcomes. This multidisciplinary research aims to better understand the mechanisms of developmental change and inform preventative interventions for families.