Professor Sarah Medland

Professor Sarah Medland

OAM FASSA FAHMS

Senior Principal Research Fellow; Head of Psychiatric Genetics; Coordinator, Mental Health Research Program
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
Fellow
Elected in 2019
QLD
Citation on election

Professor Sarah Medland’s work bridges Genetics, Psychology, Neuro-Imaging and applied Statistics with a focus on understanding the genetic and environmental contributions to human behaviour and disease. Sarah was instrumental in founding the Enhancing Neuro Imaging Genetics through Meta-Analysis consortium. This large international consortium brings together researchers from more than 50 cohorts from around the world. Sarah has played an integral role in the development of this multidisciplinary project and provided strong leadership chairing the genetics working groups. Sarah’s international reputation and research achievements are highlighted by the awards she has received.

Find out more

Whether you’re looking to nominate a colleague for an award, make a donation to the Academy or simply find out more about the work we do, research we advance and health policy advice we provide, sign up to our mailing list today.

Keep up to date with the latest news

By providing your email address, you consent to it being added to our mailing list.