User:Stefan J. Borgwardt

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Stefan J. Borgwardt (MD) graduated from the Charité Medical School, Humboldt-University of Berlin, in 2002 with a degree in medicine. He trained in psychiatric practice and research methodology at the University Hospital in Basel.

He was then granted a post-doctoral fellowship for young researchers by the Swiss National Science Foundation. In 2004 he became a clinical research worker in the Section of Neuroimaging, Division of Psychological Medicine, at the Institute of Psychiatry, King´s College London and worked with Professor Philip McGuire.

He is currently working in the Early Detection of Psychosis Project (FEPSY) in Basel and also affiliated with the Institute of Psychiatry in London. His research interests include structural and functional neuroimaging, the prodrome and early phase of psychosis, neurocognitive and genetic mechanisms in schizophrenia, gray matter atrophy in Multiple Sclerosis, and the neurofunctional mechanisms of cannabinoids. Clinical interests include prodromal and early psychosis and neuropsychiatry.