IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Mental health and the ageing brain

Research focus

Associate Professor Sibylle Schwab’s research focuses on genetics and epigenetic signatures of mental health disorders. Specifically, studying the genetic architecture underlying the susceptibility to schizophrenia using large scale association studies and whole genome sequencing studies; studying epigenetic changes underlying depression and post traumatic stress disorders; and increasing the population diversity in current large scale genetic studies.

Publications and funding


Scientific societies

  • International Society of Psychiatric Genetics
  • Schizophrenia International Research Society

International committees

Other roles

Editorial board member

  • Schizophrenia Research
  • Psychiatric Genetics

Deputy Editor

  • Psychiatry Research