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Prof

Brian Dean

Honorary
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
psychiatry
humans
schizophrenia
neurosciences & neurology
male
neurosciences
female
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Prof

Brian Dean

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Apolipoproteins
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Prof

Brian Dean

 

Professor Brian Dean was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy by the University of Melbourne in 1992. In 2006, Dean was appointed as a NH&MRC Senior Research Fellowship (level B) and is currently Head of the Molecular Psychiatry Laboratory at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health and is a Professorial Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne.

Dean’s research mission is to understand the neurobiology of schizophrenia, major depressive disorders and bipolar disorders and to elucidate the mechanisms of actions of drugs used to treat those disorders. Dean has been an author over 190 peer reviewed journal articles, 14 book chapters and over 300 conference abstracts. Dean research has been cited on over 3500 occasions and appears in high impact journals. Dean’s involvement with the broader Australian and international research community includes his role as the Director of the Victorian Brain Bank Network, President of Biological Psychiatry Australia and Treasurer of the CINP (the world neuropsychopharmacology society). Dean collaborates with other academics in Victoria, other Australian States and has extensive collaborations with both academic and commercial partners in the USA, UK, Germany, Japan and New Zealand. Dean is listed as an Inventor on nine Patents lodged in Australia and the USA. Dean’s contribution to the biological sciences has been recognised by his election as a Fellow of the Institute of Biology, the Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologium and the International Society of Affective Disorders and as a Member of the Fukishima Academy of Science. Dean was presented with the Lily Oration Award by the Australian Society of Psychiatric Research in 2006, which recognises a member of the Society who is prominent or rising to prominence in the Australian and New Zealand psychiatric research community. Dean has been a member of a NHMRC Grant Review Panels and the NHMRC Academy.
Dean has assisted with the organisation of numerous scientific meetings. Dean has communicated his research to the general population via interviews on television and radio and reports in printed and electronic media. In 1999 Dean had the honour of being the first non-Japanese scientist to present a Plenary Lecture to the Japanese Brain Research Meeting.

Projects

Displaying the 16 most recent projects by Brian Dean.

16

Projects

Project Types


12

Research Grant


3

Research Contracts


1

Internal Research Grant


Scholarly Works

Displaying the 346 most recent scholarly works by Brian Dean.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2006

Australian Society of Psychiatric Research Lilly Oration

2015

Fellow of the Royal Society for Biology


2006

Fellow of Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologium


2006

Fellow of the International Society of Affective Disorders


4

Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Florey Department Of Neuroscience And Mental Health

President

Biological Psychiatry Australia

Member

Australian Neuroscience Society

Foreign Member

Society for Neuroscience

Member

Australian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists & Toxicologists

Member

American Chemical Society

Treasurer

CINP

Member

Australian Society of Medical Research

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Master of Science

University of Melbourne

Licentiate of the Institute of Biology

University of Sunderland

HND Applied Biology

University of Sunderland