Prof. Kamilla Miskowiak
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
|Talk||Interventions for preventing cognitive impairment in affective disorders|
|Date||Friday, September 17th, 2021|
|Time||11:15 - 12:00|
|Round Table||3. Affective disorders|
Kamilla Miskowiak is Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry at Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen, and head of the Neurocognition and Emotion in Affective Disorders (NEAD) Group based at the Psychiatric Centre Copenhagen, Copenhagen University Hospital. She conducts clinical and experimental studies in patients with mood disorders using neurocognitive testing, clinical ratings and neuroimaging. Her research aims to identify new treatments targeting cognitive impairments and to delineate the mechanisms of established and novel candidate treatments. She also uses the Danish twin registers to study the effects of genetic risk of mood disorder on neurocognition. Dr Miskowiak has a degree in Psychology (2006) from University of Copenhagen with a dissertation on multidisciplinary research on depression, which received the university gold medal, and an MSc (with distinction) (2004), a DPhil (2008) from University of Oxford and a DMSc (2018) from University of Copenhagen. She has authored >150 peer-reviewed articles in leading international journals in the field.