Sameer Jauhar

Sameer Jauhar


    • United Kingdom

    • 3230

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    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 fpr 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.

    In 2019 he was awarded the Senior Clinical Award from the British Associaiton for Psychopharmacology, and in 2022 the Rafaelson Young Investigator Award from the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology.

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

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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