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The Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research has approximately 60 staff and 20 HDR students, organised by research streams.

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Executive Leadership Group

Professor Harvey Whiteford

Interim DirectorQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Professor of Population Mental HealthSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Dr Duncan McLean

Assistant DirectorQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Adjunct Senior FellowQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland



Kate Gadenne

Research Development Manager Industry FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Pamela Winter

Assistant Business ManagerQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Industry FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Pauline Ko

Senior ResearcherDevelopmental Neurobiology Research Stream P/T Acting Assistant DirectorQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Conjoint Laboratory & Research ManagerQueensland Brain Insitute, The University of Queensland


Business Unit Management Committee

Professor Harvey Whiteford

Interim DirectorQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Professor of Population Mental HealthSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Dr Duncan McLean

Assistant DirectorQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Adjunct Senior FellowQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland



Kate Gadenne

Research Development Manager Industry FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Professor James Scott

HeadChild and Youth Mental Health Research Stream Child and Youth Psychiatrist and Director of the Early Psychosis ServiceMetro North Mental Health Service Honorary ProfessorUQ Centre for Clinical Research, The University of Queensland



Pamela Winter

Assistant Business ManagerQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Industry FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Dr Zoe Rutherford

HeadMental Health Evaluation Research Stream Senior Research Fellow (Mental Health Evaluation)School of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Dr Sandra Diminic

HeadMental Health Services Research Stream Adjunct Senior FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Associate Professor Fiona Charlson

Stream LeaderClimate Change and Mental Health Research Stream Adjunct Associate ProfessorSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland Affiliate Assistant Professor of Health Metrics Sciences The University of Washington



Professor John McGrath

HeadEpidemiology Research Stream Academic Title-ProfessorSchool of Clinical Medicine, The University of Queensland Conjoint ProfessorQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland



Andrea Baker

Research ManagerClinical Trials Unit Stream Adjunct FellowPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland Visiting ScientistQIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute



Professor Dan Siskind

HeadPhysical and Mental Health Research Stream Adjunct ProfessorQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland Academic Title-ProfessorPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland Eminent Staff Specialist (clinical psychiatry)Princess Alexandra Hospital, Metro South Hospital and Health Service, Queensland



Professor Darryl Eyles

HeadDevelopmental Neurobiology Research Stream Conjoint ProfessorQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland



Professor Ed Heffernan

HeadForensic Mental Health Research Stream and Military and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream DirectorQueensland Forensic Mental Health Service Acacemic Title HolderRoyal Brisbane Clinical Unit and School of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Associate Professor Meredith Harris

HeadMental Health Outcomes Research Stream Principal Research FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Professor Bryan Mowry

HeadPsychiatric Genetics Research Stream Academic Title Holder - ProfessorQueensland Brain Institute



Professor Philip Burgess

HeadMental Health Outcomes Research Stream ProfessorSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Dr Damian Santomauro

HeadEpidemiology and Burden of Disease Research Stream Adjunct FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Pauline Ko

Senior ResearcherDevelopmental Neurobiology Research Stream P/T Acting Assistant DirectorQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Conjoint Laboratory & Research ManagerQueensland Brain Insitute, The University of Queensland


Research Operations Group

Dr Duncan McLean

Assistant DirectorQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Adjunct Senior FellowQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland



Kate Gadenne

Research Development Manager Industry FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Pamela Winter

Assistant Business ManagerQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Industry FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Ann Cude

Administration Officer and Travel CoordinatorQueensland Centre for Mental Health ResearchIndustry FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Laura Corcoran

Research Communications OfficerQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Adjunct FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Ray Hilko

Systems AdministratorQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Industry FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Roman Scheurer

Senior Research FellowQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Adjunct Senior FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Pauline Ko

Senior ResearcherDevelopmental Neurobiology Research Stream P/T Acting Assistant DirectorQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Conjoint Laboratory & Research ManagerQueensland Brain Insitute, The University of Queensland



Sandra Mieran

Research Administration OfficerQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Adjunct FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland


Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Epidemiology and Service (CAPES) Research Stream Staff

Associate Professor Holly Erskine

HeadChild and Adolescent Psychiatric Epidemiology and Service (CAPES) Research Stream Adjunct Associate ProfessorSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland Affiliate Assistant Professor of Health Metrics SciencesThe University of Washington



Dr Joemer Maravilla

Research FellowChild and Adolescent Psychiatric Epidemiology and Service (CAPES) Research Stream


Child and Youth Mental Health Research Stream Staff

Professor James Scott

HeadChild and Youth Mental Health Research Stream Child and Youth Psychiatrist and Director of the Early Psychosis ServiceMetro North Mental Health Service Honorary ProfessorUQ Centre for Clinical Research, The University of Queensland



Dr Hannah Thomas

Research FellowChild and Youth Mental Health Research Stream Research OfficerQIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute Honorary FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Dr Gemma McKeon

Advanced Pschologist ResearcherChild and Youth Mental Health Research Stream Academic Title Holder - LecturerChild Health Research Centre, The University of Queensland



Julie Blake

Research FellowChild and Youth Mental Health Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research    


Climate Change and Mental Health Research Stream Staff

Associate Professor Fiona Charlson

Stream LeaderClimate Change and Mental Health Research Stream Adjunct Associate ProfessorSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland Affiliate Assistant Professor of Health Metrics Sciences The University of Washington



Dr Suhailah Ali

Principal Project OfficerClimate Change and Mental Health Research Stream Completed PhD Student(Awarded 2023)


Clinical Trials Unit Stream Staff

Andrea Baker

Research ManagerClinical Trials Unit Stream Adjunct FellowPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland Visiting ScientistQIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute



Peter Cosgrove

Research AssistantClinical Trials Unit Stream



David Housley

Clinical Research NurseClinical Trials Unit StreamIndustry FellowPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland



Caroline Johnson

Clinical Research NurseClinical Trials Unit Stream Industry FellowPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland



Michelle Cahill

Research OfficerClinical Trials Unit Stream Industry FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland


Developmental Neurobiology Research Stream Staff

Professor Darryl Eyles

HeadDevelopmental Neurobiology Research Stream Conjoint ProfessorQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland



Dr Xiaoying Cui

Senior ResearcherDevelopmental Neurobiology Research Stream Honorary Research FellowQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland



Suzy Alexander

Research OfficerDevelopmental Neurobiology Research Stream Honorary Research FellowQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland



Professor Thomas Burne

Principal ResearcherDevelopmental Neurobiology Research Stream Professorial Research Fellow - Group LeaderQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland



Dr James Kesby

Advanced ResearcherDevelopmental Neurobiology Research Stream LecturerSchool of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Queensland Completed PhD Student (Awarded 2010) Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Pauline Ko

Senior ResearcherDevelopmental Neurobiology Research Stream P/T Acting Assistant DirectorQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research Conjoint Laboratory & Research ManagerQueensland Brain Insitute, The University of Queensland


Epidemiology and Burden of Disease Research Stream Staff

Dr Damian Santomauro

HeadEpidemiology and Burden of Disease Research Stream Adjunct FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Associate Professor Alize Ferrari

Honorary Associate Professor School of Public Health, The University of Queensland Affiliate Assistant Professor of Health Metrics SciencesThe University of Washington



Dr Ana Maria Mantilla Herrera

Research OfficerEpidemiology and Burden of Disease Research Stream Adjunct FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Tabinda Basit

Senior ResearcherEpidemiology and Burden of Disease Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Jamileh Shadid

Research OfficerEpidemiology and Burden of Disease Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Dr Paul Miller

Research OfficerEpidemiology and Burden of Disease Research Stream


Epidemiology Stream Staff

Professor John McGrath

HeadEpidemiology Research Stream Academic Title-ProfessorSchool of Clinical Medicine, The University of Queensland Conjoint ProfessorQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland



Dr Sukanta Saha

Research OfficerEpidemiology Research StreamConjoint Snr Research FellowQueensland Brain Insitute, The University of Queensland


Forensic Mental Health Research Stream Staff

Professor Ed Heffernan

HeadForensic Mental Health Research Stream and Military and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream DirectorQueensland Forensic Mental Health Service Acacemic Title HolderRoyal Brisbane Clinical Unit and School of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Dr Elissa Waterson

Affiliate member - Deputy Head Forensic Mental Health Research Stream Operations DirectorQueensland Forensic Mental Health Service



Associate Professor Carla Meurk

Associate Head and Principal ResearcherForensic Mental Health Research Stream and Military and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream Adjunct Associate ProfessorSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Dr Lisa Wittenhagen

Research Fellow - Data ScientistForensic Mental Health Research Stream



Dr Michael Lam

Research OfficerForensic Mental Health Research Stream and MIlitary and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream Adjunct FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Jessica Elliott

Research Assistant Forensic Mental Health Research Stream



Alyssa Cormick

Research AssistantForensic Mental Health Research Stream



Luke Bayliss

Research AssistantForensic Mental Health Research Stream and MIlitary and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream Adjunct FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland


Mental Health Evaluation Research Stream Staff

Dr Zoe Rutherford

HeadMental Health Evaluation Research Stream Senior Research Fellow (Mental Health Evaluation)School of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Dr Morris Carpenter

Senior Research OfficerMental Health Evaluation Research Stream Adjunct FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Annika Luebbe

Research OfficerMental Health Evaluation Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Genevieve Smith

Senior Research OfficerMental Health Evaluation Research Stream Adjunct FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Danielle Postorivo

Research OfficerMental Health Evaluation Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Angela Sunley

Research OfficerMental Health Evaluation Research Stream Adjunct FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Hannah Pocock

Research OfficerMental Health Evaluation Research Stream Adjunct FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Dr Zoe Papinczak

Senior Research OfficerMental Health Evaluation Research Stream Adjunct FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Mikesh Patel

Research OfficerMental Health Evaluation Research Stream Adjunct FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland


Mental Health Outcomes and Case Complexity Research Stream Staff

Associate Professor Meredith Harris

HeadMental Health Outcomes Research Stream Principal Research FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Professor Philip Burgess

HeadMental Health Outcomes Research Stream ProfessorSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Dr Caley Tapp

Research FellowMental Health Outcomes Research Stream Research FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland


Mental Health Services Research Stream Staff

Dr Sandra Diminic

HeadMental Health Services Research Stream Adjunct Senior FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Claudia Pagliaro

Research FellowMental Health Services Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Charlotte Comben

Research FellowMental Health Services Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Manuel Wailan

Senior Research AssistantMental Health Services Research Stream



Eryn Wright

Research OfficerMental Health Services Research Stream



Imogen Page

Casual Principal Research ScientistMental Health Services Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Dr Xiaoyun Zhou

Postdoctoral Research FellowMental Health Services Research Stream


Military and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream Staff

Professor Ed Heffernan

HeadForensic Mental Health Research Stream and Military and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream DirectorQueensland Forensic Mental Health Service Acacemic Title HolderRoyal Brisbane Clinical Unit and School of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Associate Professor Carla Meurk

Associate Head and Principal ResearcherForensic Mental Health Research Stream and Military and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream Adjunct Associate ProfessorSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Professor Darrell Crawford

Affiliate memberMilitary and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream Director of ResearchGallipoli Medical Research Foundation



Miriam Dwyer

Affiliate memberMilitary and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream Chief Executive OfficerGallipoli Medical Research Foundation



Dr Kerri-Anne Woodbury

Affiliate memberMilitary and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream Principal Research FellowGallipoli Medical Research Foundation



Dr Michael Lam

Research OfficerForensic Mental Health Research Stream and MIlitary and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream Adjunct FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Shannon Dias

Research AssistantMilitary and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream Industry FellowSchool of Public Health, The University of Queensland



Emilia Janca

Principal Project OfficerForensic Mental Health Research Stream


Physical and Mental Health Research Stream Staff

Professor Dan Siskind

HeadPhysical and Mental Health Research Stream Adjunct ProfessorQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland Academic Title-ProfessorPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland Eminent Staff Specialist (clinical psychiatry)Princess Alexandra Hospital, Metro South Hospital and Health Service, Queensland



Professor Steve Kisely

Affiliate Physical and Mental Health Research Stream Professor of PsychiatryPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland



Associate Professor Shuichi Suetani

Affiliate Physical and Mental Health Research Stream Senior PsychiatristInstitute for Urban Indigenous Health Adjunct Research FellowQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland



Associate Professor Nicola Warren

Affiliate Physical and Mental Health Research Stream PsychiatristMetro South Addiction and Mental Health Services, Queensland Health Education Lead Lecturer, PsychiatryPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland



Dr Urska Arnautovska Helsby

Research FellowPhysical and Mental Health Research Stream PsychologistLogan Clinical Psychology Research FellowPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland



Dr Rebecca Soole

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Physical and Mental Health Research Stream



Dr Korinne Northwood

AffiliatePhysical and Mental Health Research Stream Psychiatry RegistrarPrincess Alexandra Hospital Academic Title HolderPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland



Dr Sean Halstead

AffiliatePhysical and Mental Health Research Stream Psychiatry RegistrarPrincess Alexandra Hospital PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Dr Claudia Bull

Research FellowPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland



Dr Gabrielle Ritchie

Research AssistantPhysical and Mental Health Research Stream Adjunct Research FellowPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland



Mike Trott

Research FellowPAH-Southside Clinical Unit. The University of Queensland



Emily Dickson

Research AssistantPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland  



Kathryn Vitangcol

Research AssistantPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland


Psychiatric Genomics Research Stream Staff

Professor Bryan Mowry

HeadPsychiatric Genetics Research Stream Academic Title Holder - ProfessorQueensland Brain Institute



Dr Sathish Periyasamy

Academic Title - Research FellowQueensland Brain Institute



Heather Smith

Research OfficerPsychiatric Genomics Research Stream Adjunct Research FellowQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland


Affiliate QCMHR Staff

Dr Elissa Waterson

Affiliate member - Deputy Head Forensic Mental Health Research Stream Operations DirectorQueensland Forensic Mental Health Service



Professor Steve Kisely

Affiliate Physical and Mental Health Research Stream Professor of PsychiatryPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland



Associate Professor Shuichi Suetani

Affiliate Physical and Mental Health Research Stream Senior PsychiatristInstitute for Urban Indigenous Health Adjunct Research FellowQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland



Associate Professor Nicola Warren

Affiliate Physical and Mental Health Research Stream PsychiatristMetro South Addiction and Mental Health Services, Queensland Health Education Lead Lecturer, PsychiatryPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland



Dr Korinne Northwood

AffiliatePhysical and Mental Health Research Stream Psychiatry RegistrarPrincess Alexandra Hospital Academic Title HolderPAH-Southside Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland



Professor Darrell Crawford

Affiliate memberMilitary and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream Director of ResearchGallipoli Medical Research Foundation



Miriam Dwyer

Affiliate memberMilitary and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream Chief Executive OfficerGallipoli Medical Research Foundation



Dr Yong Yi Lee

Research FellowHealth Economics, Monash University



Dr Kerri-Anne Woodbury

Affiliate memberMilitary and Veterans' Mental Health Research Stream Principal Research FellowGallipoli Medical Research Foundation



Dr Sean Halstead

AffiliatePhysical and Mental Health Research Stream Psychiatry RegistrarPrincess Alexandra Hospital PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research


Current HDR Students

Annika Luebbe

Research OfficerMental Health Evaluation Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Bobbie Clugston

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research PhD TitleThe prevalence of mental disorder amongst persons involved in police negotiator events in Queensland



Charlotte Comben

Research FellowMental Health Services Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Claudia Pagliaro

Research FellowMental Health Services Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Danielle Postorivo

Research OfficerMental Health Evaluation Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Dr Csongor George Oltvolgyi

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research PhD TitleUnderstanding and improving responses to suicidality in DVA clients



Dr John Reilly

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Dr Katherine Moss

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research PhD TitleThe Development and Implementation of a Physical Activity Intervention for Patients with Severe Mental Illness in a Forensic Setting



Dr Nick Myles

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research PhD TitleInvestigating the possibility of clozapine rechallenge using granulocyte-colony simulating factor (G-CSF) in people previously experiencing clozapine-induced neutropenia



Dr Sean Halstead

AffiliatePhysical and Mental Health Research Stream Psychiatry RegistrarPrincess Alexandra Hospital PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Elnike Brand

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research PhD TitleComprehending the sexual health and sexuality in men with chronic mental illness: An epidemiological study



Hamza Vayani

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research PhD TitleTranscultural Mental Health Expertise Contribution to Countering Violent Extremism – A Comparative Approach – Australia & the UK



Imogen Page

Casual Principal Research ScientistMental Health Services Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Jamileh Shadid

Research OfficerEpidemiology and Burden of Disease Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Julie Blake

Research FellowChild and Youth Mental Health Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research    



Kara Jaeschke

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research PhD Title Modelling global treatment coverage for mental disorders



Kate Gossip

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research PhD TitleThe role of non-clinical mental health services in improving functional outcomes among young adults (18-24 years) with mental disorders in Australia



Phoebe Mayne

SupervisorsA/Prof Thomas Burne and Dr Robert Sullivan PhD TitleThe role of perineuronal nets in spatial learning and memory: Implications for schizophrenia



Samantha Hodges

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research PhD TitleUnderstanding Army Suicide Events to Improve Outcomes 



Sanam Ahmadzada

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research PhD TitleMental health and stigma in refugee and migrant communities: co-designing a Mental Health Promotion Program and Toolkit



Sunil Srivastav

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research PhD TitleEnhanced Dopamine in Prodromal Schizophrenia (EDiPs): a model to explore the tonic and phasic aspects of dopamine signaling in schizophrenia



Svetlina Vasileva

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research PhD TitleThe Gut Microbiome of Mice and Men: Reverse-Translation of Microbiome Outcomes Relevant to Autism and Schizophrenia



Tabinda Basit

Senior ResearcherEpidemiology and Burden of Disease Research Stream PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Tara Crandon

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research PhD TitleThe effects of climate change on youth mental health



Tim Tanzer

PhD StudentQueensland Centre for Mental Health Research PhD TitleQuality and Safe use of Clozapine


Completed HDR Students

Dr Jonathan Flintoff

(Awarded 2023) SupervisorsA/Prof Thomas Burne, Dr James Kesby and Prof Dan Siskind PhD TitleMeasuring and improving cognition in a rodent model relevant to schizophrenia



Dr Alisha Tromp

(Awarded 2022) SupervisorsProf Bryan Mowry and Dr Jean Giacomotto PhD TitleInvestigating and characterising schizophrenia risk genes in zebrafish



Dr Kyna-Ann Conn

(Awarded 2021) SupervisorsA/Prof Thomas Burne and Dr James Kesby PhD TitleDissecting mechanisms underlying decision making deficits in schizophrenia



Dr Kristel Alla

(Awarded 2021) SupervisorsProf Harvey Whiteford, Prof Brian Head, Prof Wayne Hall, and Dr Carla Meurk PhD TitleDefining and Measuring the Impact of Research on Mental Health Policy in Australia



Dr Modhurima Moitra

(Awarded 2021) SupervisorsDr Alize Ferrari, James Collins, Prof Theo Vos PhD TitleApplications of Meta-Analytic Approaches to Inform Global Burden of Disease Estimates for Mental Disorders



Dr Frances Dark

(Awarded 2019) SupervisorsDr Damian Santomauro, A/Prof Meredith Harris, Prof Harvey Whiteford, Prof Neal Ashkanasy PhD TitleCognitive remediation and social cognition interaction training: implementation and dissemination in a clinical setting



Dr Alice Petty

(Awarded 2019) SupervisorsProf Darryl Eyles and Dr Xiaoying Cui PhD TitleEnhanced Dopamine in Prodromal Schizophrenia (EDiPS): A new animal model of relevance to schizophrenia (Awarded the prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship 2020)



Dr Md Mamun Al-Amin

(Awarded 2019) SupervisorsA/Prof Thomas Burne and Dr Robert Sullivan PhD TitleAdult vitamin D deficiency and social stress; modelling the two-hit hypothesis



Dr Michelle Sanchez Vega

(Awarded 2018) SupervisorsA/Prof Thomas Burne and Dr Suyinn Chong PhD TitleEffects of the postnatal environment on the epigenetic regulation of cognitive behaviour in prenatal alcohol-exposed mice



Dr Lachlan Harris

(Awarded 2017) SupervisorsA/Prof Michael Piper and A/Prof Thomas Burne PhD TitleCharacterisation of NFix mutant mice



Dr Aung Aung Moe

(Awarded 2017) SupervisorsProf Darryl Eyles and A/Prof Thomas Burne PhD TitleAdolescent exposure to antipsychotic drugs



Dr Ilvana Dzafic

(Awarded 2016) SupervisorsProf Bryan Mowry and Prof Hana Burianová PhD TitleThe neuroimaging and genetics of emotion perception in schizophrenia



Dr Emilia Lefevre

(Awarded 2016) SupervisorsProf Darryl Eyles and A/Prof Thomas Burne PhD TitlePsychostimulant sensitization and addiction in the developmentally vitamin D deficient rat



Dr Chikako Ragan

(Awarded 2015) SupervisorsProf Bryan Mowry, Dr Jacob Gratten and Dr Denis Bauer PhD TitleAnalysis of non-coding RNA expression in schizophrenia brain



Dr Andrew Martin

(Awarded 2015) SupervisorsProf Bryan Mowry, Prof David Reutens, and Prof Gail Robinson PhD TitleCharacterizing copy number variants in schizophrenia: a clinical, neuropsychological, and neuroimaging study



Dr Lauren Harms

(Awarded 2012) SupervisorsA/Prof Thomas Burne and Prof Darryl Eyles PhD titleThe effect of maternal vitamin D on brain development and behaviour in the mouse



Dr Claire Foldi

(Awarded 2012) SupervisorsProf Darryl Eyles and A/Prof Thomas Burne PhD TitleThe effect of paternal age on brain development and behaviour in the mouse



Dr James Kesby

Advanced ResearcherDevelopmental Neurobiology Research Stream LecturerSchool of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Queensland Completed PhD Student (Awarded 2010) Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research



Dr Alex Ryan

Completed PhD Student(Awarded 2021) SupervisorsProf James Scott and A/Prof Judith Greer PhD TitleThe aetiopathogenic role of autoantibodies against the M1 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor in patients with first episode of schizophrenia



Dr Zilong Du

(Awarded 2024) SupervisorsProf Darryl Eyles, Dr Xiaoying Cui and Dr James Kesby PhD TitleStress and dopamine in the dorsal striatum: exploration of potentially causative mechanisms in schizophrenia



Associate Professor Shuichi Suetani

Affiliate Physical and Mental Health Research Stream Senior PsychiatristInstitute for Urban Indigenous Health Adjunct Research FellowQueensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland



Dr Suhailah Ali

Principal Project OfficerClimate Change and Mental Health Research Stream Completed PhD Student(Awarded 2023)


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The Park Centre for Mental Health Treatment
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P: +61 7 3271 8704

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

In the spirit of reconciliation, the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research (QCMHR) acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands in which QCMHR operates and their continuing connections to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and stand together with all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.