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Professor Peter Schofield was CEO of NeuRA between 2004 and 2022. He is also a Professor of Medicine at UNSW Sydney with extensive professional experience in the biotechnology industry and in medical research institutes in the US, Germany and Australia. At the Garvan Institute he held multiple NHMRC Research Fellowships and was Director of the Neurobiology Program.
His research interests focus on understanding how signalling occurs in the brain, and on identifying genes that lead to psychiatric disorders such as bipolar disorder and on neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimers. He has been the site leader of the Sydney site of the NIH-funded Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN) since the studies inception in 2008. He has published over 400 papers and holds several patents.
He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and has served on many scientific and advocacy bodies, most recently including the NHMRC National Institute of Dementia Research and the Schizophrenia Research Institute. In the 2019 Australia Day Awards he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medical and scientific research in the field of neuroscience, and to professional institutions.
2022, 19 Dec
Proteomic Clusters Underlie Heterogeneity in Preclinical Alzheimer Disease Progression
View full other on https://doi.org/10.1093/brain/awac484
2022, 05 Dec
An Analysis of PubMed Abstracts From 1946 to 2021 to Identify Organizational Affiliations in Epidemiological Criminology: Descriptive Study
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.2196/42891
2022, 21 Oct
Autosomal dominant and sporadic late onset Alzheimer's disease share a common in vivo pathophysiology
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1093/brain/awac181
2022, 20 Oct
Mental Illness Concordance Between Hospital Clinical Records and Mentions in Domestic Violence Police Narratives: Data Linkage Study
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.2196/39373
2022, 06 Oct
Neuropsychological Correlates of Changes in Driving Behavior Among Clinically Healthy Older Adults
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbac101
2022, 19 Mar
Phenotypic and genetic analysis of a wellbeing factor score in the UK Biobank and the impact of childhood maltreatment and psychiatric illness
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1038/s41398-022-01874-5
2022, 26 Feb
Grey matter covariation and the role of emotion reappraisal in mental wellbeing and resilience after early life stress exposure
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1038/s41398-022-01849-6
2022, 11 Jan
Negative association between anterior insula activation and resilience during sustained attention: an fMRI twin study
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291721005262
Emotional face processing correlates with depression/anxiety symptoms but not wellbeing in non-clinical adults: An event-related potential study
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2021.11.038
Cover Image, Volume 186B, Number 8, December 2021
View full journal-article on https://doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.b.32803
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