HtV team members Charles Fernyhough, Richard Bentall and Paul Allen are pleased to be involved in ‘Psychosis: A National Symposium’ on 14-15 November 2013.  Hosted by the Science Faculty at The Open University, this symposium will bring together leading experts from across the UK who are working in the field of psychosis. The meeting will showcase the range of research perspectives that are contributing towards and developing our knowledge of major psychotic disorders, and provides a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas within and across disciplines. It is of relevance to all those with a professional, educational or research interest in understanding psychosis.

Session Themes:

  • Global and UK Perspectives
  • Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Assessment
  • Genetics and Neurobiology
  • Psychosocial and Cognitive Perspectives
  • Interventions
  • UK Research Highlights

Keynote Speakers and UK Research Highlight Presenters include: Prof Sir Robin Murray, Dr Craig Morgan, Dr James MacCabe, Prof Stephen Lawrie, Dr Michael Maier,  Prof Philip McGuire, Prof Michael O’Donovan, Dr Oliver Howes, Dr Danai Dima, Dr Lena Palaniyappan, Dr Paul Allen, Dr Michael Bloomfield, Dr James Stone, Dr Marianne van den Bree, Dr James Kirkbride, Prof Julian Leff, Prof Sabine Bahn, Prof Stephen Wood, Prof Valerie Curran, Prof Elizabeth Kuipers, Prof Charles Fernyhough, Prof Richard Bentall, Prof Paul Bebbington, Prof Peter Jones, Prof Alison Yung, Prof Andrew Gumley, Prof Nicholas Tarrier

Guest Speaker at Symposium Dinner: Professor Timothy J. Crow
Director of the Prince of Wales International Centre for SANE Research (SANE POWIC), Oxford

This conference is sponsored by MQ Transforming Mental Health and the British Neuroscience Association.    For more information and instructions on how to register, please visit the symposium website.

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