Autism & Schizophrenia: A Special Relationship?
Free Public Lecture
Redmond Barry Building
T: (03) 8344 6377
Professor Stephen Wood, Head of the Clinical & Translational Neuroscience Group at Orygen will present on how data from a series of studies in the general population and early psychosis can help researchers to better understand the relationship between psychotic illnesses (particularly schizophrenia) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Professor Stephen Wood, Head of the Clinical & Translational Neuroscience Group
Professor Stephen Wood
Head of the Clinical & Translational Neuroscience Group
Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health
Professor Stephen Wood is Head, Clinical Translational Neuroscience Research Program at Orygen. He holds honorary positions at the School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne and the School of Psychology, University of Birmingham (UK). Stephen’s research is focused on identifying neurobiological markers of mental illness, from predictors of poor outcome to markers of treatment response. He is also interested at understanding the way in which normal brain development can affect and be affected by the development of mental illnesses. Stephen is a vice president of IEPA Early Intervention in Mental Health and a past recipient of the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research’s ScheringPlough Organon Prize.