The IFPB is delighted to announce the following speakers for IRPB Athens 2014.
Professor of Psychiatry at Newcastle University and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist for Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Trust.
Prof Ferrier works in a clinical capacity for the Regional Affective Disorders Service. His research interests are in psychopharmacology and the neurobiology and treatment of severe affective disorders. He has published over 200 papers on these topics. Prof Ferrier was the pharmacological lead on the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Guidelines for unipolar depression and was Chairman of the NICE Bipolar Disorder Guideline. He has served on the MRC Clinical Fellowship and Wellcome Trust Neuroscience and Mental Health Grant Committees. He is head of the North East Hub of the Mental Health Research Network and is President-Elect of the British Association for Psychopharmacology.