Collaborators

Povl Munk-Jørgensen, specialist in psychiatry, Dr.Med.Sc., Hon FRCPsychiatry, HonFDPA; co-founder of the Psychiatric Research Academy together with Niels Okkels and mentor to the Academy.

Søren Dinesen Østergaard is Professor at the Department of Affective Disorders at Aarhus University Hospital Risskov and fellow at Aarhus Institute of Advanved Studies. His research focuses on translational psychiatric research covering the full pathway from discovery in the lab, bench to bedside, bedside to clinical applications, and from clinical applications to healthcare and global health.

Gordon Parker is Scientia Professor at School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales and was the executive director of the Black Dog Institute, Sydney, Australia, from 2002-2011. His primary research field involves mood disorders, pursuing how they might best be modelled, measured and managed, and with a particular focus on identifying melancholia and defining of bipolar II disorder more stringently.

Mikkel Arendt is a psychologist and holds a ph.d. in psychiatry. He is head of department at the Anxiety Clinic, Department of Affective Disorders, Aarhus University Hospital, Risskov. He currently supervises Niels Okkels on at project on trauma and risk of severe mental disorder.

Claus Høstrup Vestergaard, cand.scient.math, specializes in statistical programming and analysis and contributes with statistical consulting in the planning stages of projects as well as analysis of results. He also takes on minor editorial duties when it comes to authoring the statistics section of the articles.

Steve Cole is a Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences in the UCLA School of Medicine. His research uses computational bioinformatics to map the biological pathways by which social environments influence gene expression by viral, cancer, and immune cell genomes. Read more.

John McGrath is a Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research. His research aims to generate and evaluate nongenetic risk factors for schizophrenia. Read more.

Gregers Wegener is Professor at the Translational Neuropsychiatry Unit at Aarhus University. His research focuses on the utility of animal models in the study of depression. Read more.

Daphne Gill is the Director of Operations for CNS|CRO, a preclinical contract research organization specializing in animal models of neurological disease. She is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, with a specific research interest in animal models of autism spectrum disorders.

Andrew Tasker is a professor of neuropharmacology at University of Prince Edward Islands biomedical department. Read more.

Robert Biskin is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at McGill University. Dr. Biskin’s clinical and research focus is borderline personality disorder, with a particular interest in the presentation and course of borderline personality disorder in adolescents. Dr. Biskin is also involved in residency training and research ethics. Read more.

Lea Nørgreen Gustafsson is a Cand. Scient in Mathematics and Statistics with music as a minor. She collaborates with the associated researches in many ways. She contributes with statistical consulting and does most of the statistics needed to complete the statistical aspects of their projects. Much of her work concerns programming and data management in STATA and she deals with both register based and clinical research with a more epidemiological approach.

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