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Professor John T. O'Brien FMedSci

Professor John T. O'Brien, FMedSci

Professor of Old Age Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

Honorary Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist at CUH/CPFT

NIHR National Specialty Lead for Dementias

E-mail to Ave Bird-Spahn (PA): oap[at]medschl.cam.ac.uk

Website: http://www.psychiatry.cam.ac.uk/oap/

Foundation Professor of Old Age Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry
University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine
Box 189, Level E4 Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Cambridge CB2 0SP

Biography:

Professor John T. O’Brien is Professor of Old Age Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge and Honorary Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Trust and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. He is also a National Institute for Health Research Emeritus Senior Investigator and a Fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences.

His research interests include: the application of neuroimaging in old age psychiatry; dementia with Lewy bodies; the role of vascular factors in dementia and depression and clinical trials.

He has published over 450 peer reviewed papers on these topics and was a member of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), British Association of Psychopharmacology and the European Federation of Neurological Sciences (EFNS) Dementia Guideline groups.  He is Past President of the International College for Geriatric Psychoneuropharmacology (ICGP).

His other current roles include being the NIHR National Specialty Lead for Dementia and Treasurer of the International Vas-Cog Society.

 

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