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Dr Sameer Jauhar

Biographical details

Dr Jauhar graduated in Medicine from Glasgow University in 2002, having also completed a degree in Public Health and Epidemiology.

He moved to the Institute of Psychiatry in 2012, to work with Oliver Howes and Shitij Kapur on predominantly PET studies of the dopamine system, with the focus on psychosis and treatment response.

His research interests focus on understanding neurobiological causes of psychotic illness, with a focus on the affective psychoses, and treatment of psychotic and affective illnesses.

He has received travel awards/grants from the European Psychiatric Association, European Congress of Neuropsychopharmacology, British Association of Psychopharmacology, and Schizophrenia International Research Society.

He received a Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh JMS Sim Fellowship in 2018, enabling him to build on work examining the presynaptic dopamine system in affective psychoses.

Clinically, he has worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist in Early Intervention in Psychosis since 2012, throughout South London and Maudsley NHS Trust.

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