IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Mental health and the ageing brain

Research focus

  • Neurobiology and genetics of mental illnesses including PTSD, depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia.
  • Changes to the epigenome and transcriptome in mental illness.
  • Contribution of stress and trauma to the development of mental illness.
  • Refugee mental health and transgenerational transmission of trauma.

Research projects

Publications and funding


  • American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Awardee
  • Society of Biological Psychiatry
  • Society of Biological Psychiatry Australia