OUR PEOPLE

The Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre brings together an outstanding team of research active clinical academics, clinicians and scientists from various disciplines, as well as professional staff, to advance knowledge and treatment of neuropsychiatric conditions 

DIRECTORS

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Scientific Director

Professor Christos Pantelis is an NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow, Foundation Professor of Neuropsychiatry and Scientific Director of the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre at The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health.

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Professor Dennis Velakoulis is a consultant neuropsychiatrist and director of the Neuropsychiatry Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital and is the  Clinical Director of the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre at The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health.

Clinical Director

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS

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Deputy Scientific Director

NHMRC Fellow

Principal Research Fellow

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Senior Research Fellow NHMRC CDF

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SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOWS

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Senior Research Fellow

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NHMRC Peter Doherty Fellow

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Research Fellow

RESEARCH FELLOWS

Research Fellow

SysNeuro

Dr Jinglei Lv

Research Fellow

Neurobiology Group

Dr Eleni Ganella

Research Fellow

SysNeuro

Dr Maria DiBiase

Research Fellow

SysNeuro

Dr Robin Cash

Research Fellow

Psychosis Studies

Dr Warda Syeda

Research Fellow

Affective Neurodevelopment

Elena Pozzi

Research Fellow

Psychosis Studies

Lilianna Laskaris

Dr Rigas Soldatos

Visiting Research Fellow

(Greek-Australian Fellowship 2019)

Visiting Research Fellow (Greek-Australian Fellowship 2019)

Dr Ioanna Pachi

PROFESSIONAL STAFF

PA to Scientific Director

Barbara Stachlewski

IT Lab Manager and Analyst

Chester Kang

MNC Research Trial Coordinator

Antonia Merritt

Research Assistant

Depression & Anxiety

Lisa Incerti

Research Assistant

Psychosis Studies

Dr Katerina Stephanou

Rebekah Delahoy

Research Assistant

Depression & Anxiety

Research Assistant

Affective Neurodevelopment

Rachel Brodie

Research Assistant

Depression & Anxiety

Psychosis Studies

Micah Cearns

STUDENTS

PhD Candidate

Mood - Psychosis Spectrum Group

James Karantonis

PhD Candidate

Neurobiology Group

Cassandra Wannan

PhD Candidate

Depression & Anxiety

Hannah Savage

Laura Finlayson

PhD Candidate

Depression & Anxiety

Caio Seguin

PhD Candidate

SysNeuro

PhD Candidate

SysNeuro

Ye Tian

Kate Bray

PhD Candidate

Affective Neurodevelopment

Carra Simpson

PhD Candidate

Affective Neurodevelopment

Divyangana Rakesh

PhD Candidate

Affective Neurodevelopment

PhD Candidate

Affective Neurodevelopment

Djamila Eliby

Reuben Dyer

PhD Candidate

Mood - Psychosis Spectrum Group

Georgia Caruana

PhD Candidate

Mood - Psychosis Spectrum Group

Patrick Laing

PhD Candidate

Depression & Anxiety

Isabel Zwaan

PhD Candidate

Affective Neurodevelopment

PhD Candidate

Depression & Anxiety

Alec Jamieson

Lisa Furlong

PhD Candidate

Mood - Psychosis Spectrum Group

Parsa Ravanfar

PhD Candidate

Psychosis Studies

PhD Candidate

SysNeuro

Sina Mansour

Visiting Student

Copenhagen

Cecilie Lemvigh

Melbourne

Neuropsychiatry

Centre

University of Melbourne and

Melbourne Health

Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre

Level 3, Alan Gilbert Building

161 Barry Street

Carlton, Victoria, 3053

AUSTRALIA