Professor Michael Berk
Professor Michael Berk picture
Professorial Fellow

Professor Michael Berk is currently a NHMRC Senior Principal research Fellow, and is Alfred Deakin Chair of Psychiatry at Deakin University and Barwon Health, where he heads the Institute for Innovation in Mental and Physical Health and Clinical Translation (IMPACT).

He also is an Honorary Professorial Research fellow at Orygen Youth Health, in the Department of Psychiatry, the Florey Institute for Neuroscience and Mental Health at Melbourne University, and as well as in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University.

He has published over 1400 papers and is listed by Thompson Reuters ISI as highly cited (2015-2022). He has been awarded over $144M in grant funding. His major interests are in the discovery and implementation of novel therapies, and risk factors and prevention of psychiatric disorders.

Research Interests

Mood disorders