Research Highlights

  • Professor Christos Pantelis has again been listed in the the Thomson Reuters' list of the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds for 2016. For this year, it includes being in:
  • In the list of the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds for 2015, Professor Christos Pantelis is in the top 1% again this year. The list, published by Thomson Reuters, is attached and represents the most highly cited scientists from across disciplines in the world. Total numbers for discipline and by country and local institutions are as follows:
  • Professor Christos Pantelis has been included in the list published by Thomson Reuters of the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds for 2014. Prof Pantelis is part of a group of just over 100 Researchers in Psychology/ Psychiatry worldwide and is one of only three such researchers in Australia.

    For more information on the list, see http://www.highlycited.com

  • A/Prof Mark Walterfang on being awarded the Chancellor's Prize from The University of Melbourne for his PhD thesis that was passed in 2010. He will be awarded the prize at a ceremony in October. Mark's thesis focussed on the corpus callosum in psychosis and other major mental disorders. In particular, he demonstrated that the CC was abnormal in psychoses and schizophrenia and that the changes occurred from before psychosis onset and were predictive of those becoming ill.
  • Prof Christos Pantelis was awarded a 2011 NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grant from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation in the US. This grant will focus on Neuroimaging Biomarkers of Psychosis Onset. This is a PET study that will examine inflammatory markers (microglial activity) in the CNS of patients developing acute psychosis.

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