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IoPPN Research Festival 2021 'Across the Lifespan'

The 2021 IoPPN Research Festival covered the theme ‘Across the Lifespan’. With more than 20 five-minute talks on everything from the developing neonatel brains to the role of AI in dementia research, this online festival also feature keynote talks by two world-class experts in their fields: Professor Grainne McAlonan & Professor Terrie Moffitt.

ioppn researchfest 2021

The IoPPN Research Festival 2021 ‘Across the Lifespan’ celebrates the innovative and exciting research taking place at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King's.

The full programme for this year's event can be found here.

Watch the recording.

Full line-up of speakers and topics:

Professor Grainne McAlonan Autism across all ages: What does a vulnerable brain look like? Can we shift biology?

Joyce Peters Why Diversity and Inclusion is a topic for everyone

Dr Tom McAdams Intergenerational Genetic Research: How it Has—and Will—Shed Light on the Causes of Psychopathology

Professor John Marsden Cocaine Addiction: mental imagery and craving control

Dr Tatiana Salisbury Improving mental health: when expertise is not enough

Dr Matthew Grubb Getting nosey about brain repair

Dr Rali Dimitrova Characterising heterogeneity in the developing neonatal brain

Curie Kim (3-minute thesis finalist) The positive impact of intermittent fasting on memory and the brain

Dr Katherine Young Anxiety and Depression during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr Chris Albertyn Dementia research in a digital age – the role of Artificial Intelligence

Professor Terrie Moffitt Surprises about psychopathology revealed by following 1000 people for four decades

Dr Rosalyn Moran Pushing Beliefs, Neuromodulators and Computational Psychiatry

Dr Gemma Modinos Neurobiology of psychosis risk: From mechanistic to big data approaches

Professor Gerome Breen Anorexia nervosa is both a psychiatric and metabolic disorder

Dr Maria Elisa Serrano Navacerrada Imaging brain synaptic density across the lifespan: from normal to pathological

Dr Virginia Carter Leno Associations Between Theory of Mind and Conduct Problems in Autistic and Non-Autistic Youth

Dr Sam Cooke Distinguishing the novel from the familiar: cortical plasticity across the lifespan

Lucy Chester (3-minute thesis finalist) Cannabis and psychosis

Dr June Brown Offering Accessible Early Interventions for Depression and Anxiety across the lifespan

Dr Lauren Carson The eLIXIR Partnership

Dr Petra Proitsi Deciphering the role of blood metabolites in midlife cognitive function and Alzheimer’s disease

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