Dr William Davies

Dr William Davies

Senior Lecturer, MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics & Genomics


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Integrating high-quality mental health research and undergraduate teaching

Posted on 17 February 2020 by Dr William Davies

Dr William Davies, Schools of Medicine and Psychology A major challenge in mental health research is to disseminate our emerging findings to relevant stakeholder groups – these include fellow academics, patients and support organisations, clinicians, funders and charities, and healthcare professionals such as genetic counsellors. Another key stakeholder group are undergraduate students, who, through being
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Why we use animals in mental health research

Posted on 5 October 2016 by Dr William Davies

The problems with studying psychiatric disorders Understanding the causes of mental health conditions, and understanding how to remedy them, is a difficult business. This is for two major reasons: firstly, there is considerable variability within patients with regard to their symptoms, their lifestyles, their medication regimes, and their social circumstances – hence, establishing definitive cause
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