BRC leaders receive academic promotions

We are delighted to congratulate members of the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) leadership group who have been recognised with academic promotions at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London.

Dr Paola Dazzan, Deputy Lead of the Maudsley BRC’s Clinical Disorders cluster, becomes Professor of Neurobiology of Psychosis.  Professor Dazzan is an honorary consultant psychiatrist in the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust Perinatal Service and head of section of early psychosis with the department of psychosis studies at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London.  Her main area of research interest is neuroimaging and its application to the study of early psychosis and psychoses after childbirth.

Dr Richard Dobson, co-lead of the Maudsley BRC’s Bioinformatics and Statistics theme, becomes Professor of Medical & Bioinformatics.  Professor Dobson co-leads the recently launched Centre for Translational Informatics, and his research focuses on integrating genomics data with data derived from patient records, environmental and social exposure, remote monitoring and imaging.

Dr Patricia Zunszain, Deputy Lead of the Maudsley BRC’s Training & Capacity Development cluster, takes a position as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychological Medicine.  Dr Zunszain’s research focuses on the mechanisms underlying mood disorders as well as looking for biomarkers that can follow disease and predict response, with the ultimate aim of improving treatment in these disorders.


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By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 4 Oct 2016, 12:21 PM


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