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Research interests

Main areas of interest - Developing biomarkers for psychosis and clinical trials

Specific interest - signalling pathways in schizophrenia, psychopharmacology and mechanism of action of psychotropic drugs, cognition in schizophrenia and its signalling pathways, genetics of psychosis

Supervision interests

Available to take on PhD and Honours students: Lab and clinical research into determinants and biomarkers in psychosis

Clinical activities

Director of Adult Psychiatry, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, VIC.

Monash teaching commitment

- MD 4C psychiatry teaching site co-ordinator - MMC, Clayton (Monash University Medical Students)

- Unit co-ordinator, PIT5002, Master of Psychiatry, Monash University

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health (FINMH) (Victoria)

Award Date: 23 Jul 2018


Award Date: 23 Feb 2007

MD (Psychiatry), JIPMER, Pondicherry

Award Date: 12 Oct 2001

MB BS, JIPMER, Pondicherry

Award Date: 20 Jan 1996