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Professor Philip McGuire

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Philip McGuire

Professor of Psychiatry

Philip McGuire is Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford. He is Academic Director of SPRINT and a Principle Investigator at the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging. He is co-lead for Precision Psychiatry in the NIHR Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre and a Consultant Psychiatrist at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.

He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh and neuroscience at Yale University. He trained as a psychiatrist at the Maudsley Hospital in London, then worked as an academic psychiatrist at the MRC Cyclotron Unit, London and the Institute of Psychiatry in London.

He leads a large research group that aims to understand the mechanisms underlying psychosis and use this information to develop new treatments and improve clinical care. He has published 800 scientific papers, has an h index of 125, and is a Highly Cited Researcher. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and the European Psychiatric Association.