Danilo Arnone

Centre for Affective Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, London, UK

Danilo Arnone has recently completed his training in psychiatry as Clinical Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London and Maudsley Hospital and his PhD at the University of Manchester in the UK.
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  Xiaoying Bi
Dr. Xiaoying Bi, MD., Ph.D. Director of Department of Neurology, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University. She completed her MD in 1996 and a PhD in Neurology in 2005 at Second Military Medical University, China. From 1996 she did a resident in the Department of Neurology in Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University and got an attending doctor’s position from 2002.
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  Ian Brockington
One of the founders and first president of the Marcé Society
The founder and first chairman of the Section on Women's Mental Health in the World Psychiatric Association
The founder of Birmingham Mother Baby Unit
The writer of books
- Motherhood and Mental Health
- Eileithyia’s Mischief: the Organic Psychoses of Pregnancy, Parturition and the Puerperium
- Menstrual Psychosis and the Catamenial Process
- What is Worth Knowing about ‘ Puerperal Psychosis , Eyry Press, 2014
Developer of the Postpartum Bonding Questionnaire (PBQ) and the Birmingham Interview for Maternal Mental Health (‘Birmingham Interview’)

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  William John BURNET

University Research Lecturer & Director of Graduate Studies
University Department of Psychiatry, Oxford

Post-doctoral Fellowships/Posts 
1/1996-12/1999: PDRA (Welcome Trust), Dept. Psychiatry, Oxford University
9/1992-12/1995: Training Fellowship (MRC), Dept. Psychiatry, Oxford University
7/1990- 8/1992: Visiting Fellowship (Fogarty, USA), NIMH, USA. 

Education Details 
9/1985-10/1989: Ph.D Biochemistry (Imperial College, London)
10/1984- 7/1985: MSc Neurochemistry (King’s College, London)
10/1981- 7/1984: BSc (Hons) Biochemistry (Hull University)

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  Guillermo A. Cecchi

Guillermo Cecchi received an education in Physics (MSc, University of La Plata, Argentina, 1991), Physics and Biology (PhD, The Rockefeller University, 1994-1999), and Imaging in Psychiatry (Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University 2000-2001). He has been interested in diverse aspects of theoretical biology, including Brownian transport, molecular computation, spike reliability in neurons, song production and representation in songbirds, statistics of natural images and visual perception, statistics of natural language, and brain imaging. In 2001 he joined IBM Research to work on computational approaches to brain function...
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  Yuan-Hwa Chou

Dr. Yuan-Hwa Chou, who is working in Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei and currently is the Section Chief of Psychosomatic Medicine. He is in charge of a brain image group that integrates the brain and genetic studies in the human brain. Also, he is especially focusing on doing PET and SPECT studies on neuro-receptor image and their relationship with cognitive function in schizophrenia and mood disorders...
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  Barbara J. Coffey

As an internationally recognized specialist in the evaluation and treatment of Tourette’s Disorder and related conditions, she has been an active member of the Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) Clinical Trials Consortium since 1996,which expanded in the past several years to foster development of novel treatments and translational approaches.Her faculty positions at Harvard Medical School and New York University School of Medicine over the past two decades providedthe opportunity to take on new leadership roles in the development of collaborations which have produced new research in the area of novel treatments...
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  Ted Dinan
Ted Dinan is Professor of Psychiatry at University College Cork. He was previously Chair of Clinical Neurosciences and Professor of Psychological Medicine at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London.  Prior to that, he was a Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry at Trinity College Dublin.   He has worked in research laboratories on both sides of the Atlantic and has a PhD in Pharmacology from the University of London.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians and Psychiatrists and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.  His main research interest is on the role of the gut microbiota in influencing brain function and development.
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  Serdar Dursun

Serdar Dursun is a clinician, educator and researcher who has made significant contributions to translational neuroscience and psychopharmacology which have resulted in improved patient care. He has over 150 peer-reviewed publications and has been involved extensively in the development of innovative programs in psychopharmacology education and clinical care...
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  Zeynel Erkut


2008 - Super-specialization child and adolescent psychiatrist (de Bascule, UvA / VU Amsterdam)
2006 - Specialization adult psychiatrist (AMC / De Meren, Amsterdam)
2004 - Ph.D. degree in neurobiology at the Netherland Institute for Brian Research (UvA, Amsterdam)
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  Arzu Günes Granberg

Institution and Position

Medical Product Agency (Läkemedelsverket, Sweden), Clinical Psychiatry Efficacy and Safety Assessor
Branch: Clinical Pharmacology
Interests: Clinical Psychopharmacology, Pharmacovigilance, Drug development & Regulatory affairs, Clinical Pharmacogenetics.
Associations: Swedish Physicians Association, Turkish Pharmacology Association

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  Andrew Greenshaw

Dr Andy Greenshaw is a Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and currently serves as Associate Chair (Research) for the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta. He recently returned to the Department of Psychiatry following two terms as Associate Vice-President (Research) for the University of Alberta...
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  Russ Greiner

After earning a PhD from Stanford, Russ Greiner worked in both academic and industrial research before settling at the University of Alberta, where he is now a Professor in Computing Science and the founding Scientific Director of the Alberta Innovates Centre for Machine Learning, which won the ASTech Award for "Outstanding Leadership in Technology" in 2006. He has been Program Chair for the 2004 "Int'l Conf. on Machine Learning", Conference Chair for 2006 "Int'l Conf. on Machine Learning", Editor in Chief for "Computational Intelligence", and is serving on the editorial boards of a number of other journals.
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  Angelos Halaris

MAYWOOD, lll. – Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine professor Angelos Halaris, MD, PhD, has been elected chair of the Immunology and Psychiatry Section of the World Psychiatric Association...
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  Mevludin Hasanović

Son of Ibrahim and Hadžera (born as Omerbašić), was born in 1958 in Brčko, where he finished elementary school and Gymnasium. He graduated medicine at the School of Medicine in Sarajevo 1982. He got his employment as physician at the Primary Health Care Center Brčko, than in the Neuropsychiatry Unit of General Hospital Brčko. From 1996 he is employed on the Department of Psychiatry up today, and now he is the Head of the Social Psychiatry Ward.

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  Hans W. Hoek

Dr. Hoek is Professor of Psychiatry at University Medical Center Groningen (the Netherlands) and has an adjunct position as Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University, New York. He is director of the psychiatric residency program and chair of the Parnassia Academy, part of Parnassia Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, a large mental health institute in the Netherlands (>8,000 employees).

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  Jiming Kong

Department of Human Anatomy and Cell Science
Department of Psychiatry
College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba

1. Kong J (PI, Co‐applicants: Hassan Marzban; Mike Namaka; Xinmin Li; Yutian Wang). 2015‐2020. Selective knockdown of misfolded SOD1 as a therapy for ALS. ALS Society of Canada/Brain Canada Team Grant. $1,600,250.

2. Kong J (PI) and Xu Xingshun (PI). 2014‐2016. Protecting delayed neuronal death in ischemic stroke by targeting the BNIP3 pathway. Canada‐China Joint Health Research Initiative program grant. $225,000 +¥1,000,000 (Chinese Yuan).

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  Stan Kutcher

Dr. Stan Kutcher is an internationally renowned expert in adolescent mental health and an international leader in mental health research, advocacy, training, policy and services innovation working at the IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University.

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  Brian E. Leonard

Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology, National University of Ireland Professor and Faculty member, Brain and Behaviour Research Institute, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands; Honorary Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany...
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  Xin - Min Li

Dr. Li completed his MD in 1982 and a PhD in Physiology in 1988 at Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences, China. From 1988 to 1992 he did a postdoctoral fellowship in the Neuropsychiatry Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Saskatchewan. This was followed by a research fellowship in neuroscience in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a residency in Psychiatry at the University of Saskatchewan.
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  Siobhain O'Mahony

2004 – 2006 Doctor of Philosophy from University College Cork, Ireland.

Thesis: Early Life Stress and the Brain-Gut axis.
An animal model was employed to assess the involvement of a neonatal stress in the development of a disorder of the brain-gut axis, IBS.
2001 – 2003 Master of Science (Neuropharmacology) from National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

Thesis: Immunosuppression Induced by Pharmacological Agents that Increase Synaptic Serotonin.
1997 – 2001 Bachelor of Science (Neuroscience) from University College Cork, Ireland.

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  Dag Nilson

Instituion And Position:
Medical Products Agency, Sweden, since 2007. CNS Efficacy and Safety Clinical Assessor.
Member of Cental Nervous Systeme Working Party (CNSWP) at the European Medicines Agency (EMA) since 2010.

CNS related diseases. Drug development including regulatory guidelines.

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  Yuping Ning
Present Positions:
  • President of Guangzhou Brain Hospital, Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China
  • Leader of key disciplines, Guangdong
  • Committee member of Chinese Society of Psychiatry (CSP), Chinese Medical Association, China
  • Vice chairman of Branch Association for Psychiatric Hospital, Chinese Hospital Association,China
  • Executive member of National Center for Mental Health, Chinese Center For Disease Control And Prevention, China
  • Vice chairman of Branch Association for Psychiatric, Guangdong Medical Association, China
  • Vice chairman of Guangdong Psychological Association, China
  • Standing Committee Member of Branch of Psychiatry, Guangdong Mecical Doctor Association, China
  • Professor of Neurology, Southern Medical University & Sun-Yat Sen Medical University & Guangzhou Medical University, China

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  David Nutt

David Nutt is currently the Edmund J Safra Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology and Head of the Centre for Neuropsychopharmacology in the Division of Brain Science, Dept of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London. He is also visiting professor at the Open University in the UK and Maastricht University in the Netherlands...
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  Izet Pajevic

Son of Meho and Fata (daughter of Abaz), was born in 1959 in Tuzla, where he finished elementary school and mathematical gymnasium. He studied medicine at the School of Medicine in Tuzla and Sarajevo. Upon his graduation he got a job at the Department for Psychiatry in Tuzla, and he is currently a Chair of the Department. In 1993 he completed his specialization in neuropsychiatry.

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  Edward Quatros

Work: Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology (Box 20)
Lab Location: Department of Medicine, Room BSB 7-15.

2009-Present Research Professor, Departments of Medicine and Cell Biology
1996-2008 Associate Professor (Research), Departments of Medicine and Cell Biology, SUNY–Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203.
1984-1995 Assistant Professor (Research), Department of Medicine SUNY–Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11203

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  Vincent Thomas Ramaekers

1966-1972 Gymnasium-beta - Henric van Veldeke College - Maastricht - The Netherlands

1972-1975 Medical School - Free University Brussels - Belgium

1975-1979 Medical School - State University of Utrecht - The Netherlands

November 1979 Degree of Doctor in Medicine

1976 Training in Pathology - Hospital St-Annadal, Maastricht (Prof. Dr. V Swaen)

1980-September 1981 Registrar in Paediatrics - Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital Utrecht - The Netherlands
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  Irina Rish

I am a Research Staff Member (RSM) at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. I received MS in Applied Mathematics from Moscow Gubkin Institute, Russia, and PhD in Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine. My primary research interests are in the areas of probabilistic inference, machine learning, and information theory. Particularly, I have done work on approximate inference in graphical models, information-theoretic experiment design and active learning, with applications are in the area of autonomic computing - automated management of complex distributed systems, which includes various diagnosis, prediction and online decision-making problems...
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  Vinod Singaravelu

Dr. Singaravelu is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist and the lead psychiatrist in Tier 3 North Buckinghamshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. Alongside his clinical and managerial roles he is also the Clinical Audit lead for Children & Young person directorate at the Oxford Health NHS Trust and provides Clinical Supervision to the senior psychiatric core trainees. He is a consultant supervisor for 5th, 6th year and Special Study module medical students from University of Oxford during their placement in CAMHS specialty. Dr Singaravelu, is an approved clinician under the Mental Health Act 1983, which is the main piece of legislation in England and Wales that covers the assessment, treatment and rights of people with a mental health disorder. He is experienced in application of the civil and forensic sections of the Act in pediatric population and provides regular medical care for Mental Health Act assessments both as an independent doctor and part of NHS role.
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  Erdem Tüzün

1982­1989:Kadiköy Anatolian Highschool (IstanbulTURKEY) (High school) 1989­1995:MEDICAL STUDENT University of Istanbul, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine
1995:INTERN STUDENT University of Istanbul, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine (Graduated with an MD degree)
1995­2000:RESIDENT IN NEUROLOGY University of Istanbul, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine
2000-2001:ACADEMIC VISITOR Oxford University, Oxford 2001­2002:VISITING SCIENTIST University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, TX, USA
2002­2006:POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, TX, USA 2006­present SENIOR RESEARCH INVESTIGATOR University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
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  Bedirhan Üstün

Tevfik Bedirhan ÜSTÜN is the Coordinator of the Classifications, Terminologies and Standards
Team in the World Health Organization. He has worked in WHO since 1990 first in Mental Health,
then in Information, Evidence and Research Cluster...
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  Patricia A. Zunszain
* Psychological Medicine
Research Group
* Stress, Psychiatry and Immunology Laboratory & Section of Perinatal Psychiatry
* NIHR Biomedical Research Centre
Clinical Academic Group
* Psychological Medicine Clinical Academic Group
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  Yu Tian Wang

Chair in Stroke Research, HSFBC & Yukon
Vision Statement:
We hope that by studying the molecular mechanisms underlying brain functions and pathogenesis of psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders, we can develop effective therapeutic strategies to stop or slow down the progression of these disorders
Research Interests:
GABA-A Receptor, electrophysiology, glutamate receptor, receptor trafficking, synaptic plasticity, Neurodegeneration

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  Hasan Zeytin

Dr. Hasan Zeytin is a Director of Medical Investigations at Nobel İlaç San ve Tic A.Ş. He received his M.D. from Trakya University and Ph.D. from University of Kentucky. Before joining Nobel, he worked at National Cancer Institute of USA during which he designed new anticancer immunotherapy strategies and gene delivery systems.

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  Allan Young

Professor Allan Young holds the Chair of Mood Disorders at King’s College London where he is also Director of the Centre for Affective Disorders within the Department of Psychological Medicine in the Institute of Psychiatry. He has held academic appointments at the Universities of Oxford, Newcastle upon Tyne (latterly holding the Chair of General Psychiatry at Newcastle), UBC, Vancouver, Canada, where he held the Leading Edge Endowment Fund Endowed Chair in Research in the Department of Psychiatry and was also the Director of the Institute of Mental Health and Imperial College London where he held the Chair of Psychiatry and was Director of the Centre for Mental Health...
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