Senior Investigator Profile

TitleProfessor
First NameGuy
SurnameGoodwin
Award StatusTerm 2
Current PostWA Handley Professor of Psychiatry
DepartmentDepartment of Psychiatry
Telephone01865 226451
Emailguy.goodwin@psych.ox.ac.uk
InstitutionUniversity of Oxford
NHS TrustOxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Region NameSouth Central
Primary Research FieldPsychiatry
Secondary Research FieldNeurosciences
BiographyGuy Goodwin is currently WA Handley Professor of Psychiatry and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford. 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 pre-clinical 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 and currently Council of ECNP. 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 president elect of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
 

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