The IFPB is delighted to announce the following speakers for IRPB Athens 2014.
Prof Allan Young trained in Medicine and Psychiatry at the Universities of Edinburgh and Oxford. He has held academic appointments at the Universities of Edinburgh, Oxford and Newcastle upon Tyne, latterly holding the Chair of General Psychiatry at Newcastle, UK. He currently holds the LEEF Endowed Chair in Research in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, where he is also the Associate Director of the Institute of Mental Health. His research interests focus on the cause and treatments for severe psychiatric illnesses, particularly mood disorders. Professor Young has received research grant funding from the UK Medical research Council, the Wellcome Trust, the Stanley Medical Research Institute and numerous other funding agencies. He has published over 150 Medline listed publications. His interest is in the causes and treatment of severe mental ill-health, particularly BD.