Rachel Upthegrove – Bio

Professor Rachel Upthegrove, MBBS, MPhil, PhD, FRCPsych (University of Birmingham, UK) 

Rachel is Professor of Psychiatry and Youth Mental Health at the University of Birmingham, Visiting Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford, and Consultant Psychiatrist in the Birmingham Early Intervention Services. She trained in Medicine at the Royal Free Hospital, University of London and Psychiatry in Birmingham. She completed her PhD investigating depression and suicidality in first episode psychosis. Her recent research is identifying novel treatments for early stages of schizophrenia, and she leads the Psychosis Immune Mechanism Stratified Medicine Study, a collaborative multi-stage project investigating inflammatory mechanisms and immune-phenotypic profile of psychosis. Other current funded studies also take a translational and precision medicine approach, including the NIHR funded Early Psychosis Informatics into Care (EPICare) study. She is chief investigator and co-investigator on a number of RCTs for repurposed and targeted treatments. Rachel is Deputy Chair of the NIHR Mental Health Translational Research Consortium, Honorary General Secretary of the British Association for Psychopharmacology and Deputy Editor for the British Journal of Psychiatry.


XXVII Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Psicopatologia

Venerdì 24 febbraio 2023
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