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    Professor Michael Berk

    Professorial Fellow

    Professor Michael Berk is a Professorial Fellow with Orygen and is Alfred Deakin Chair of Psychiatry at Deakin University, where he heads the IMPACT Strategic Research Centre. At Orygen, Michael contributes to our Mood Disorders Research program.

    Michael’s major interests are in the discovery and implementation of novel therapies as well as learning more about the risk factors and prevention of psychiatric disorders. He has published over 500 papers predominantly in mood disorders.

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

    Michael is past president of the International Society for Bipolar disorders and the Australasian Society or Bipolar and Depressive Disorders. 

    Research Interests

    Mood disorders