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Angharad de Cates

BMBCh (Hons), DPhil, PGCert Higher Ed, MRCPsych, FHEA

NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Psychiatry (UoB)

  • Specialty Registrar in General Adult Psychiatry
  • Honorary Member of Department of Psychiatry

Until February 2024, I was clinical postdoctoral fellow funded by the Guarantors of Brain in the department, supported by Professor Catherine Harmer and Dr Susannah Murphy (DoP, Oxford), Professor Thomas Nichols and Dr Anya Topiwala (BDI, Oxford) and Professor Rachel Upthegrove (Birmingham). I also completed a DPhil (part-time) in the department between 2018 and 2022, supervised by Catherine Harmer, Phil Cowen and Susannah Murphy. 

I'm now an NIHR Clinical Lecturer at the Institute for Mental Health, University of Birmingham, mentored by Professor Rachel Upthegrove. I'm continuing to collaborate with members of the department via the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre. 

My research interests include neurocognition, self-harm and psychopharmacology across different mental illnesses - especially involving mood and psychotic disorders. I also am interested in investigating whether one group of new agents, which act as agonists at the 5HT4 receptor, may work as antidepressants and / or improve cognition in humans using behavioural tasks and brain imaging.

I am a Specialty Registrar in General Adult Psychiatry and am a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

I am also a trainee editor for the British Journal of Psychiatry.

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