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Pat Michie
Advancing our knowledge

An invite-only workshop attended by several of our researchers last year revealed such a depth of knowledge that a special issue of a peer-reviewed journal will be published to celebrate the advances made by our scientists.

In 2014, Professor Pat Michie (pictured), from the University of Newcastle, organised a two-day workshop …

Tertia and Katie
Guiding future research

Our scientists have been asked to compile a special edition of Schizophrenia Research, looking specifically at the hormones implicated in the disorder.

The September issue of peer-reviewed journal Schizophrenia Research, will this year be guest-edited by Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert with assistance from Dr Tertia Purves-Tyson and Katie Allen (pictured), who …

Murray Cairns 4
Understanding the genetic foundations of schizophrenia

Associate Professor Murray Cairns has been awarded $US 100,000 to investigate the genetic alterations that result in schizophrenia.

“It’s hard to convey just how exciting this project is without going into the complexities of genetics,” Assoc. Professor Murray Cairns says on the phone from Newcastle. “The technology we have available gives …

A thank you, made just for you!

The Schizophrenia Research Institute has come a long way since 1996. Here are some of our biggest achievements, and some pretty convincing reasons to invest in schizophrenia research.

Thanks you to our scientists for the great work they do, and to our supporters. We couldn't have come this far without you!