Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre Research

The Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre (MNC) is a joint centre of Melbourne Health (North Western Mental Health) and The University of Melbourne (Department of Psychiatry).It conducts world leading research with focus on specific streams in Psychiatry/Psychology and Neuroscience.


Acute Based Psychiatric Care

Research Group Leader: Professor Chris Pantelis

Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre

The group is interested in researching best practice interventions for preventing relapse in schizophrenia which include text messaging and other mobile device platforms as well as manualised interventions.

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Clinical Neuropsychiatry

Research Group Leader: Prof Dennis Velakoulis

Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre

We are a multidisciplinary team including consultant neuropsychiatrists, neuropsychologists, occupational therapists, social workers, behavioural neurologists, training psychiatrists, resident medical officers and mental health and general medical nursing.

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Depression and Anxiety Neuroscience

Reserch Group Leader: Associate Professor Ben Harrison

Melbourne Neuropscyhiatry Centre

Our aim is to develop integrated models based on affective neuroscience for treatment-oriented research and discovery in mood and anxiety disorders

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Gene-Environment Neuropsychiatry (GENe)

Research Group Leader: Dr Chad Bousman

Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre

The group objective is to advance personalised psychiatry via discovery, development and evaluation of gene by environment interactions relevant to psychiatry practice

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Psychosis & Developmental Neuropsychiatry

Research Group Leader: Prof Christos Pantelis

Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre

Our goal is to understand the neurobiological basis of disorders emerging in childhood and adolescence, including psychotic disorders.

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Schizophrenia

Research Group Leader: Professor Chris Pantelis

Melbourne Neuropscyhiatry Centre

The group is interested in researching best practice interventions for preventing relapse in schizophrenia which include text messaging and other mobile device platforms as well as manualised interventions.

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Social Affective Neurodevelopment (SAND)

Research Group Leader: Associate Professor Sarah Whittle

Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre

The group objective aims to characterise neurodevelopmental risk and resilience factors for common mental health problems in children and adolescents, particularly mental disorders such as depression and anxiety.

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Systems Neuropsychiatry

Research Group Leader: Dr Andrew Zalesky

Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre

The Systems Neuropsychiatry Group aims to understand how different parts of the human brain interact with each other to produce complex behaviour and why these astoundingly complex interactions breakdown in individuals with serious mental illness.

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