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Prof. Guy M. Goodwin

Guy M. Goodwin psychiatrist United Kingdom Controversias Psiquiatry Barcelona
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Talk Cognitive symptoms as a target for treatment of depression
Date Saturday, April 21st, 2018
Time 11:45 to 12:30
Table Complexities in Psychiatry: affective disorders


Guy Goodwin, DPhil, FMedSci is currently a research fellow and former WA Handley Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. He completed his medical degree and DPhil in physiology at the University of Oxford and, following his training in psychiatry, became a Clinical Scientist and Consultant Psychiatrist at the MRC Brain Metabolism Unit at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Edinburgh, UK.

His research interests are in the treatment of bipolar disorder and the application of neuroscience in understanding the neurobiology of mood disorders, with a focus on developing new treatments. He has been a lead investigator in clinical trials for bipolar affective disorder, including the BALANCE and CEQUEL studies. He works with industry in developing translational models of psychotropic drug action in man.

He has served as a member of the Wellcome Trust Neurosciences Panel, the Council of the British Association for Psychopharmacology, the Clinical Fellowships Panel and Advisory Board of the Medical Research Council, INSERM's ANR panel. He is a Fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, and has previously held the position of President of the British Association for Psychopharmacology (2004–2005). He is past president of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) and a Senior Investigator on the faculty of UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).