Top honours for Dr. Ruldolf Cardinal at the Royal College of Psychiatrists Awards 2014.

The Department of Psychiatry would like to extend our congratulations to Dr Rudolf Cardinal on receiving a top honour at the Royal College of Psychiatrists Awards 2014. He was named Higher Psychiatric Trainee of the Year at the ceremony in London last Thursday. Reflecting his dedication and service in mental health, these annual awards are […]

Conversation with new Head of Department Ed Bullmore.

On October 9th, The Department of Psychiatry welcomed Professor Ed Bullmore as Head of Department, succeeding Professor Peter Jones. Professor Bullmore is the fourth person to take the role of head, and in addition to this new position, Professor Bullmore also will continue to serve as co-chair of the Cambridge Neuroscience network, chair of Cambridge […]

Dr. Karen Ersche appointed University Lecturer.

On behalf of the Department of Psychiatry, we would like to offer our congratulations to Dr. Karen Ersche on being appointed to the role of University Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Ersche first joined the Department of Psychiatry in 2002 as a PhD student under the supervision of Professor Barbara Sahakian. It was […]

In teenagers, exercise shown not to affect the development of depressive symptoms.

In a recent research paper published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, scientists from the Development and Lifecourse Research Group within NSPN, including Professors Peter Jones and Ian Goodyer, reported that exercise was not shown to reduce depressive symptoms in teenagers. In total, 736 teenagers provided the researchers with information about their exercise levels, […]