Professor John McGrath

Professor John McGrath


Executive Director, Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research
The University of Queensland
Elected in 2015
Citation on election

Professor John McGrath’s research aims to explore nongenetic risk factors for schizophrenia. He has forged productive cross-disciplinary collaborations linking risk factor epidemiology with developmental neurobiology. He has won several national and international awards including the Premier’s Award for Medical Research (ASMR). In 2007 he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM). In 2013 he was awarded a prestigious John Cade Fellowship, by the NHMRC. His research is highly cited (H = 74, over 21,000 cites). He is a member of the NHMRC Research Committee and the Australian Health Ethics Committee. He is a Director of Research Australia.

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