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ABOUT

Learn more about the Translational Psychiatry Research Group's vision, origin, values, members, and research opportunities. 

A very warm welcome

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Translational Psychiatry Research Group. We are a team of researchers committed to understanding the processes underlying, and developing new treatments for, mental health problems. I hope that you enjoy visiting our website. 

Dr. Michael Bloomfield

Head of the Translational Psychiatry Research Group

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Our Members

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Chandni is an international award-winning research fellow funded by the NIHR. Her work focuses on cannabinoid psychopharmacology.

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James is a cognitive neuroscientist with an interest in trauma memory. His work aims to understand the neural mechanisms underpinning the development, maintenance, and treatment of trauma-related symptoms. 

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Dr. Tom Freeman

Tom is an international expert on cannabis and cannabinoid research and Director of the Addiction and Mental Health Group at the University of Bath.

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Jordan Reid

Jordan is a third-year clinical psychology doctoral trainee due to qualify in 2021. His present research work focuses on the links between psychosis and trauma.

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Tinya Chang

Tinya studies Neuroscience at UCL and is currently funded by the BAP. She is passionate about neuropsychopharmacology and leads Europe's largest student psychedelics society.

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Paul Jung

Paul is an MBPhD student interested in how developmental trauma affects the brain, particularly how trauma affects the brain's ability to process and respond to threat.

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Ameerah Profile

Ameerah Parvez

Ameerah is a Laidlaw Scholar studying medicine at UCL. Her research interests broadly include computational neuroscience and public health.

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Krisya Louie

Krisya is a Laidlaw Scholar at the University of Hong Kong studying psychology and cognitive science. Her research interests include psychopathology, memory and sleep.

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Ryan Turner

Ryan is Dr Gerald Swyer Scholar at UCL Medical School and a Laidlaw Scholar at UCL. His research interests include brain lesions, autism and brain-computer interfaces.

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Nicole Yu

Nicole is a Masters in Cognitive Neuroscience graduate from UCL.

Alumni

Rachel Lees

Katherine Petrelli

Dr. Sebastian Green

Gus Jones

Yumeya Yamamori

Hannah Walker

Artur ​Rodriguez

Dalya Moultaka

Jocelyn Yim

Franca Onyeama

Lila Khederlarian

James Hill

Thomas Griffiths

Eirini Melegkovits

Mustapha Modaffar

Candelaria Martinez Sosa

Our Values

WE ARE COLLABORATIVE

INNOVATIVE

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WE VALUE QUALITY & EXCELLENCE

WE ARE FORWARD-LOOKING

WE ARE COMMUNITY-ORIENTATED

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