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Research interests

Main areas of interest - Developing biomarkers for psychosis

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

Consultant Psychiatrist - Emergency Psychiatric Services (CATT, ECATT) and CL 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

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Research Output 2012 2019

The maternal immune activation model uncovers a role for the Arx gene in GABAergic dysfunction in schizophrenia

Nakamura, J. P., Schroeder, A., Hudson, M., Jones, N., Gillespie, B., Du, X., Notaras, M., Swaminathan, V., Reay, W. R., Atkins, J. R., Green, M. J., Carr, V. J., Cairns, M. J., Sundram, S. & Hill, R. A., 5 Jun 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The impact of premorbid and current intellect in schizophrenia: Cognitive, symptom, and functional outcomes

Wells, R., Swaminathan, V., Sundram, S., Weinberg, D., Bruggemann, J., Jacomb, I., Cropley, V. L., Lenroot, R., Pereira, A. M., Zalesky, A., Bousman, C., Pantelis, C., Weickert, C. S. & Weickert, T. W., 4 Nov 2015, In : n p j Schizophrenia. 1, 1, 8 p., 15043 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Predicting the risk of psychosis onset: Advances and prospects

Strobl, E. V., Eack, S. M., Swaminathan, V. & Visweswaran, S., 1 Nov 2012, In : Early Intervention in Psychiatry. 6, 4, p. 368-379 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review