Famine and mental illness: what natural catastrophes can tell us

Famine and mental illness: what natural catastrophes can tell us
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A seminar by Professor David St Clair, Chair in Applied Medicine, University of Aberdeen

David St Clair is Professor in Psychiatry and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist with NHS Grampian. His main research interest is understanding the basic causes of schizophrenia and developing new methods of diagnosing and classifying major mental illness. He has made a significant contribution to the genetics of schizophrenia and is part of a both the International Schizophrenia and SGENE consortia who are performing genome wide studies of DNA from large numbers of schizophrenia cases and controls. He holds an advisory professorship at Shanghai Jiaotong University and an adjunct professorship at Columbia University.

Free, no booking required.

Speaker
Professor David St Clair
Hosted by
Centre for Medical Humanities
Venue
Humanity Manse Seminar Room, Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, King's College
Contact

Dr Catherine Jones
School of Language & Literature
University of Aberdeen
King's College
Aberdeen AB24 3UB

Tel: +44 (0)1224 273759
Email: c.a.jones@abdn.ac.uk

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