Prof. Michael Berk
Deakin University, Australia
|Talk||Diet, nutrition, and physical activity in the prevention of mental disorders|
|Date||Friday, September 17th, 2021|
|Time||12:00 - 12:45|
|Round Table||3. Affective disorders|
Michael Berk is an NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow at Deakin University, where he heads the IMPACT institute. He is listed by Thompson Reuters as amongst the world's most influential scientific minds (2015-2020) and was awarded the Brain & Behaviour (NARSAD) Colvin Award for Mood Disorders in 2015, the Victoria Prize for life sciences in 2019 and the International Society for Bipolar Disorders Bob Post award for mentorship in 2020. He is past president of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders and the Australasian Society for Bipolar and Depressive Disorders. His major interests are in the discovery and implementation of novel therapies.