IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Mental health and the ageing brain

Research focus

  • Neurobiology and treatment of psychiatric illness (schizophrenia and depression)
  • Neurodevelopment and prevention of psychiatric illness
  • Effective treatment of depression in pregnancy and mitigating risks to offspring

Publications and funding

IHMRI research team

PhD candidates

Samuel Millard The effects of maternal fluoxetine treatment on offspring brain development and behaviour
Jeremy Lum Group I mGluRs in the pathology and treatment of schizophrenia
Noor Jarbou The effects of treated and untreated depression during pregnancy on offspring behaviour and brain development: The role of maternal exercise

Masters students

Elizabeth Gregory The consequences of maternal antidepressant treatment on development of the dopaminergic system in offspring

Honours students

Samara Brown Exploring mGIuR5 alterations in schizophrenia and depression
Emily Szrafenek Metabotropic glutamate receptor 7 in schizophrenia and depression: From gene to protein
Kimarie Baskerville The effects of maternal fluoxetine treatment on glucocorticoid receptor activity in adolescent offspring