Head of Department
The Department of Psychosis Studies is led by Professor Philip McGuire, who is:
Professor McGuire studied physiology and medicine at the University of Edinburgh, then worked as a research fellow in primate neuroanatomy at Yale University with Patricia Goldman-Rakic. After clinical training in psychiatry at the Maudsley hospital, he was a Wellcome Research Fellow at the MRC Cyclotron Unit, Hammersmith Hospital with Chris Frith, then worked with Robin Murray as a Senior Lecturer, Reader and Professor in the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Institute of Psychiatry in London.
His research is focused on determining the neurocognitive basis of psychosis and using this as a basis for developing new assessment and treatments for psychotic disorders. Much of this work includes large scale multi-modal studies that involve close collaboration with networks of academic and industrial partners, such as EU-GEI, NEUTOP, OPTiMiSE and PSYSCAN and STRATA.