Professor Philip Mitchell presents at the First National Symposium on Translational Psychiatry, 4 -5 April 2011, at The John Curtin School of Medical Research, The Australian National University.
Philip Mitchell is Professor and Head of the School of Psychiatry at the University of New South Wales; Convenor of Brain Sciences UNSW; Chair of the NSW Mental Health Priority Taskforce; Consultant Psychiatrist, Black Dog Institute, Sydney; Guest Professor, Shanghai Jaitong University; and Board Member of the Anika Foundation.
His research and clinical interests are in bipolar disorder and depression, with a particular focus on the molecular genetics of bipolar disorder, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for depression, and the pharmacological and psychological treatment of bipolar disorder and depression.
Professor Mitchell has published (in conjunction with colleagues) over 370 papers or chapters on these topics and is a member of an NHMRC-funded Program Grant on depression and bipolar disorder. He is an assistant editor of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry and Therapeutic Advances in Chronic Disease and Neuropsychiatry. He also serves on the editorial boards of Psychiatric Genetics, CNS Drugs, CNS Spectrums, Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology, Current Therapeutic Research and Medicine Today.