Yann Chye completed her undergraduate studies (BBiomed) majoring in Neuroscience, followed by a graduate and postgraduate diploma in Psychology, at the University of Melbourne.
Yann is commenced as a PhD candidate at BMH in 2015, under the supervision of Prof Murat Yücel, Prof Nadia Solowij, Dr Valentina Lorenzetti, and Dr Chao Suo. Her project focuses on the impact of cannabis use on the brain, as well as predisposing vulnerabilities and moderators that may result in worse outcomes and greater dependence in cannabis users.
Chye, Y., Solowij, N., Suo, C., Batalla, A., Cousijn, J., Goudriaan, A.E., Martin-Santos, R., Whittle, S., Lorenzetti, V., Yücel, M. (2017). Orbitofrontal and caudate volumes in cannabis users: a multi-site mega-analysis comparing dependent versus non-dependent users. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 2343(13), 1985-1996.