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Professor Paola Dazzan

Professor of Neurobiology of Psychosis, IoPPN Vice Dean (International)

Research interests

  • Neuroscience
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology

Biography

Paola Dazzan is Professor of Neurobiology of Psychosis, Theme Co-Lead for Psychosis and Mood Disorders at the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre and has additional responsibility for international partnerships.

Her main area of interest is the study of neurobiological risk factors for psychosis in the early illness stages, and in elucidating the relationship between brain, social and biological risk factors for psychosis across the life span, from pregnancy, through adolescence to adulthood.

    Research

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    e-BRAIN

    e-BRAIN: The impact of early adversity on trajectories of brain maturation and mental health in young adolescents

    Project status: Ongoing

    Rosetta Life - Stroke Odysseys (c) Pari Naderi
    SHAPER - Scaling-up Health Arts Programmes: Implementation and Effectiveness Research

    SHAPER is a programme that will assess the effectiveness and implementation of 3 arts-in-health, Melodies for Mums with Postnatal Depression, Dance for Parkinson’s, Stroke Odysseys.

    main-mental-health
    AESOP-10

    This project is studying the causes of ethnic differences in the cause and outcome of psychosis.

    Project status: Ongoing

    BIPP_Study_logo
    BIPP Study

    The BIPP Study is a longitudinal follow-up study of brain development and childhood outcomes following very preterm birth, led by Professor Chiara Nosarti.

    Project status: Ongoing

    Mind and Skin Consortium

    A prospective cohort study evaluating the impact of inflammation, itch and sleep disturbance on the brain, mental health and cognition, in patients with eczema.

    Project status: Ongoing

    News

    Memorandum of Understanding signed to develop Veteran Mental Health Centre of Excellence in Ukraine

    Agreement between King’s, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and Federation Global Initiative on Psychiatry signals intent to establish a...

    MoU Ukraine 2

    Arts must form an integral part of modern health and social care, report shows

    The landmark Creative Health Review report was launched at Science Gallery London at King’s

    APPG Creative Health Web Resize

    A new generation of Inspiring Women at the IoPPN

    28 new portraits of internationally recognised female professors at the Faculty have been added to IoPPN’s ‘Inspiring Women’ exhibition, celebrating the...

    Inspiring Women cover photo

    NIHR appoints Senior Investigators for 2023

    Paola Dazzan, Professor of Neurobiology of Psychosis and Vice Dean (International) at Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s...

    paola-dazzan crop landscape

    Five IoPPN research projects receive UKRI funding

    A total of £4.4 million funding from the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Medical Research Council (MRC) has been awarded to research projects at the...

    Clapping Award 800x450

    Republic of Korea Ambassador Visits the IoPPN

    IoPPN welcomes His Excellency, Ambassador Gunn Kim, to see research in action and discuss international collaborations.

    Korean Ambassador Visits IoPPN

    King's researchers to lead Lancet Psychiatry Commission on Psychoses in a Global Context

    This new international collaboration will develop a global road map for future research, practice and policy to improve the lives of people living with...

    globes

    King's Hosts Joint Seminar with Peking University on Impacts of COVID-19 on Mental Health

    The Lau China Institute and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience held a joint seminar with Peking University Sixth Hospital, Institute of...

    mentalhealth

    Brain scans could offer sign of postpartum psychosis risk

    Subtle differences in brain connectivity could offer a sign of risk for postpartum psychosis in women

    kies teaching correct ratio brain scan

    Developing and researching arts in health interventions at King's

    This seminar introduced the SHAPER programme at King's College London and invited collaboration from researchers

    A group of people dancing while seated

    Events

    09MarMRI ebrain study 780x440

    eBRAIN study: investigating how early adversity affects brain development and mental health in school adolescents

    Seminar with Dr Paola Dazzan

    Please note: this event has passed.

      Research

      ebrain-cropped-780x440
      e-BRAIN

      e-BRAIN: The impact of early adversity on trajectories of brain maturation and mental health in young adolescents

      Project status: Ongoing

      Rosetta Life - Stroke Odysseys (c) Pari Naderi
      SHAPER - Scaling-up Health Arts Programmes: Implementation and Effectiveness Research

      SHAPER is a programme that will assess the effectiveness and implementation of 3 arts-in-health, Melodies for Mums with Postnatal Depression, Dance for Parkinson’s, Stroke Odysseys.

      main-mental-health
      AESOP-10

      This project is studying the causes of ethnic differences in the cause and outcome of psychosis.

      Project status: Ongoing

      BIPP_Study_logo
      BIPP Study

      The BIPP Study is a longitudinal follow-up study of brain development and childhood outcomes following very preterm birth, led by Professor Chiara Nosarti.

      Project status: Ongoing

      Mind and Skin Consortium

      A prospective cohort study evaluating the impact of inflammation, itch and sleep disturbance on the brain, mental health and cognition, in patients with eczema.

      Project status: Ongoing

      News

      Memorandum of Understanding signed to develop Veteran Mental Health Centre of Excellence in Ukraine

      Agreement between King’s, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and Federation Global Initiative on Psychiatry signals intent to establish a...

      MoU Ukraine 2

      Arts must form an integral part of modern health and social care, report shows

      The landmark Creative Health Review report was launched at Science Gallery London at King’s

      APPG Creative Health Web Resize

      A new generation of Inspiring Women at the IoPPN

      28 new portraits of internationally recognised female professors at the Faculty have been added to IoPPN’s ‘Inspiring Women’ exhibition, celebrating the...

      Inspiring Women cover photo

      NIHR appoints Senior Investigators for 2023

      Paola Dazzan, Professor of Neurobiology of Psychosis and Vice Dean (International) at Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s...

      paola-dazzan crop landscape

      Five IoPPN research projects receive UKRI funding

      A total of £4.4 million funding from the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Medical Research Council (MRC) has been awarded to research projects at the...

      Clapping Award 800x450

      Republic of Korea Ambassador Visits the IoPPN

      IoPPN welcomes His Excellency, Ambassador Gunn Kim, to see research in action and discuss international collaborations.

      Korean Ambassador Visits IoPPN

      King's researchers to lead Lancet Psychiatry Commission on Psychoses in a Global Context

      This new international collaboration will develop a global road map for future research, practice and policy to improve the lives of people living with...

      globes

      King's Hosts Joint Seminar with Peking University on Impacts of COVID-19 on Mental Health

      The Lau China Institute and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience held a joint seminar with Peking University Sixth Hospital, Institute of...

      mentalhealth

      Brain scans could offer sign of postpartum psychosis risk

      Subtle differences in brain connectivity could offer a sign of risk for postpartum psychosis in women

      kies teaching correct ratio brain scan

      Developing and researching arts in health interventions at King's

      This seminar introduced the SHAPER programme at King's College London and invited collaboration from researchers

      A group of people dancing while seated

      Events

      09MarMRI ebrain study 780x440

      eBRAIN study: investigating how early adversity affects brain development and mental health in school adolescents

      Seminar with Dr Paola Dazzan

      Please note: this event has passed.