Affiliated to the Functional Imaging Unit via employment at Center for Neuropsychiatric Schizophrenia Research (CNSR) & Center for Clinical Intervention and Neuropsychiatric Schizophrenia Research (CINS).
Involved in the following projects:
OPTiMiSE - Optimisation of Treatment and Management of Schizophrenia in Europe.
The study recruits first episode schizophrenia patients and the purpose is two-sided: to optimize current treatment algoritms and find novel pathways for new treatments. Investigations will include neurocognitive testing as well as MRI/MRS.
Visit http://www.optimisetrial.eu/ for more infomation.
And PECANS (Pan European Collaboration on Antipsycotic Naïve Schizophrenia). The study recruits first episode schizophrenia patients and the purpose is to find a valid biological integrated model for schizophrenia. In the long term the aim is to predict treatment response and individualise treatment.