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Neurobiological Psychiatry

Group: Steven Kushner

NeurobiologyDescription research
The underlying neurobiology of psychiatric disorders remains largely enigmatic, owing to a combination of the complexity of the central nervous system as well as technical limitations in studying the brain.

However, emerging scientific advances in neuroscience, genetics, epidemiology, and cell biology have created unique opportunities for understanding normal brain function and the psychopathological consequences of its dysfunction.

Our approach has been to establish a research program where clinicians and clinical researchers are working side-by-side with neuroscientists, geneticists, and epidemiologists to study neuropsychiatric illnesses and neurobiological circuit mechanisms from their cellular and genetic basis to social and cognitive function.



Research group Steven Kushner

Faculty Post-docs PhD Students Staff
Prof. Dr. S.A. Kushner Dr. C. Bouwkamp Drs. J. Aleknaviciute M.A. Caspers
Dr. J.H.M. Tulen Dr. N. Gunhanlar Drs.B. Lendemeijer Ing. D.E. Slump
Dr. F.M.S. de Vrij Dr. G. Shpak Drs. I.M.S. Marcelo N.J. Westerbeek
  Dr. B. Hosseini Drs. S.T. Munshi  
    Drs. J. Stedehouder  
    Drs. R. Wesseloo