About this event

  • Date and time Tue 12 May 2020 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Psychiatry

This unique event will bring together international experts to give you an update on some of the main emerging concepts in psychiatry research and their relevance for translation in clinical practice. We will discuss new evidence on environmental risks, advances in our understanding of the link between physical and mental health, and novel treatment approaches and emerging pharmacological treatments in psychiatry.

Topics include

  • The increasing evidence of the link between physical and mental health and how should we move forward to protect the physical health of patients with mental health disorders
  • Emerging data on environmental risk factors such as air pollution and cannabis use and when is it important to start intervening
  • Novel approaches in treatment and assessment in psychiatry
  • Advances in pharmacological treatments including the use of anti-inflammatory medications, psychedelics, and ketamine.

Tickets

Early bird pricing available until 20 December 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£95.00 £55.00 £55.00 £55.00 £30.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£150.00 £75.00 £75.00 £45.00

Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Valeria Mondelli, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London

Opening lecture: The future of schizophrenia: Current challenges and solutions

Professor Robin M Murray, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London

Emerging concepts in the link between physical and mental health

Protecting physical health of people with mental health problems: reflections from the Lancet Commissioning Group

Dr Brendon Stubbs, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London

Metabolic syndrome and psychiatric disorders: More than a simple association?

Professor Brenda Penninx, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Tea and coffee break

Emerging concepts in environmental risks and prevention

Cannabis and psychosis

Dr Marta di Forti, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London

Air pollution and mental health

Dr Helen Fisher, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London

How early is too late? Possibilities for prevention and early intervention in psychosis

Dr Merete Nordentoft, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Lunch

Emerging concepts in treatment approaches

Chair: Dr Martina Di Simplicio, Imperial College London

Virtual reality applications in psychiatry

Dr Charlotte Gayer-Anderson, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London

Bridging different approaches to depression

Professor Catherine Harmer, Oxford University

Tea and coffee break

Advances in pharmacological treatments

Neuroimmunology and psychosis: Lessons challenges and precision medicine opportunities

Dr Rachel Upthegrove, Birmingham University

Psychedelics

Dr Robin Carhart Harris, Imperial College London

Ketamine and depression

Dr Rupert McShane, Oxford University

Closing remarks

Dr Valeria Mondelli

Close of meeting

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom