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Prof. Oliver Howes

Oliver Howes psiquiatra Controversias Psiquiatría Barcelona
Imperial College London, Reino Unido
Ponencia De la calle al núcleo estriado: la patogenia de la esquizofrenia y lo que esto significa para la respuesta al tratamiento y la resistencia
Fecha Viernes, 26 de Abril, 2019
Hora 9:45 a 10:30
Mesa redonda Resistencia al tratamiento en esquizofrenia


Oliver Howes is Professor of Molecular Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College, London and Programme Leader at the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College, London. His clinical work is as Consultant Psychiatrist at The Maudsley Hospital where he runs a service for people with psychoses.

His research interests centre on the causes and treatment of affective and psychotic disorders. His recent work has focussed on understanding the role of dopamine and neuroinflammation in the development of psychosis, the effects of antipsychotic drugs, & the causes of cognitive impairments. This work has been recognised through a number of awards including the Royal College of Psychiatrists Researcher of the Year Award (2017), Schizophrenia International Research Society Rising Star Award 2013, European Psychiatric Association Biological Psychiatry Prize (2012), the Royal Society of Medicine Psychiatry Prize (2010), and the British Association of Psychopharmacology Clinical Psychopharmacology Prize (2007). He was made an honorary associate of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology in 2006.

Other career highlights include working as a junior potato scrubber on a farm. He spends his spare time trying to find the world’s best ice-cream.