Keynote Lecture with Professor Ed Bullmore – Inflammation and depression
Professor Ed Bullmore Head of Psychiatry at the Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of CambridgeProfessor Ed BullmoreHead of Psychiatry at the Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge
Country: United Kingdom
Ed Bullmore MB PhD FRCP FRCPsych FMedSci trained in medicine at the University of Oxford and St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London; then in psychiatry at the Bethlem Royal & Maudsley Hospital, London. He moved to Cambridge as Professor of Psychiatry in 1999 and was Head of the Department of Psychiatry from 2014-2021. He is currently Director of the Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre, and Deputy Head of the School of Clinical Medicine. He is also an honorary Consultant Psychiatrist and Director of R&D in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Foundation NHS Trust. From 2005-2019, he worked half-time for GlaxoSmithKline, as VP Experimental Medicine, latterly focusing on immuno-psychiatry, as described in his best-selling book The Inflamed Mind (2018). He has published more than 500 scientific papers which have been highly cited (Google h-index 175). He has been elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and the Academy of Medical Sciences (and as AMS Treasurer since 2018).