Kate Merritt
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Research interests

My doctoral thesis examined the pathogenesis of schizophrenia through the use of proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy imaging; investigating the impact of treatment response on regional brain glutamate measures in first-episode psychosis.

My current work is investigating the role of nitric oxide in the pathophysiology of schizophrenia, and its indication as a novel therapeutic target.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, The impact of ethnicity and social disadvantage on the severity of psychotic symptoms scores in the at risk mental state population, King's College London

Award Date: 1 Jan 2012

Master of Research, Response of PACAP neurons in the VMH to glucose and glucoprivation / The role of vasoactive intestinal peptide in circadian rhythms, learning and memory, University of Manchester

Award Date: 1 Jan 2011

Bachelor of Science, Development of an in vitro model of schizophrenia via chronic NMDA receptor antagonism of mouse hippocampal brain slices., University of Manchester

Award Date: 1 Jan 2010


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