MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre
Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London
16 De Crespigny Park, Denmark Hill
London, SE5 8AF,
United Kingdom

Project leader

Professor Gunter Schumann
Phone:+44 (0) 207 848 0873
Fax:+44 (0) 207 848 0866

Project staff

Dr Tianye Jia


Dr Christine Macare
Post-Doctoral Researcher

Institute presentation

The Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) is a postgraduate medical school associated with the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, and is a School of King's College London (KCL) of the University of London. The IOP is the largest academic community in Europe for Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology and Neuroscience and ranks within the top five psychiatric research institutions worldwide.
As a partnership between the MRC (Medical Research Council) and the IoP, the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre is a unique multi-disciplinary centre that studies social epidemiology, child and adult psychiatry, developmental psychopathology, development in the family, personality traits, cognitive abilities, statistical genetics, and molecular genetics. This unparalleled approach has inspired and nurtured collaborative research between the different departments within the Institute of Psychiatry and demonstrated its impressive multifaceted expertise.
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