Eric Chen

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Eric Chen is Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, the University of Hong Kong. His research focuses on early intervention and treatment for psychotic disorders as well as their underlying brain cognitive dysfunctions. He has been leading the development of early psychosis services in Hong Kong (the EASY program is one of the first comprehensive early psychosis program in Asia). more...

Jan Scott

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Jan Scott is Professor of Psychological Medicine at the University of Newcastle. She is a Distinguished Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (one of 8 individuals worldwide). Her earlier research focused on combined treatment strategies (using pharmacotherapy and cognitive therapy) for adults with bipolar disorders, and chronic and/or severe depressions or psychoses. More recently, her research has shifted to the importance of understanding developmental trajectories of severe mental disorders, and the implications of clinical staging models for research and clinical practice. more...

Merete Nordentoft

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Professor, chief psychiatrist, Psychiatric Center Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen PhD, MPH, Dr Med Science. more...

Mitsuo Kawato

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Mitsuo Kawato received a B.S. degree in physics from Tokyo University in 1976 and M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in biophysical engineering from Osaka University in 1978 and 1981, respectively. From 1981 to 1988, he was a faculty member and lecturer at Osaka University. From 1988, he was a senior researcher and then a supervisor in the ATR Auditory and Visual Perception Research Laboratories. more...

Patrick McGorry

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Professor Patrick McGorry is a clinician, researcher, and reformer in the areas of early psychosis, early intervention and youth mental health. He is Professor of Youth Mental Health at the University of Melbourne and Director of Orygen Youth Health and Orygen Youth Health Research Centre in Victoria, Australia. Pats work has played an integral role in the development of safe, effective treatments and innovative research involving the needs of young people with emerging mental disorders, notably psychotic and severe mood disorders. more...

Peter B. Jones

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Peter Jones is Professor of Psychiatry & Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge and is a board member of Cambridge University Health Partners. Since 2008 he has directed the NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research & Care (CLAHRC) for Cambridgeshire & Peterborough. more...

Susan R. McGurk

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Susan R. McGurk, Ph.D, a neuropsychologist, is Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy and a member of the Center of Psychiatric Rehabiliation at Boston University and the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center. Her research has addressed the role of illness-related cognitive impairments in employment outcomes in persons with severe mental illness. more...

Matcheri Keshavan MD

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Dr. Keshavan is Vice- chair for Public Psychiatry at the Beth Israel deaconess medical center, Harvard Medical School, a position he assumed in April 2008. He received his medical training in Mysore, India (where he graduated at the top of the University), and his psychiatric training at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bangalore (India), Vienna, London, and Detroit. In 1986 Dr. Keshavan joined the faculty of Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh. Dr. Keshavan became the Medical Director of the Schizophrenia Inpatient Unit, serving from 1987 to 2002. more...

Philip McGuire

Philip McGuire is Head of the Department of Psychosis Studies at the Institute of Psychiatry, Academic Director and joint Leader of the Psychosis Clinical Academic Group, Kings Health Partners, and Director of OASIS. more...