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Prof. Damiaan Denys

Damiaan Denys psychiatrist Controversies Psiquiatry Barcelona
Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Talk Personalized brain stimulation in psychiatry
Date Thursday, April 20th, 2023
Time 18:45 - 19:30
Round Table 1 Precision neuromodulation in psychiatric disorders: from ancient to novel therapies


Damiaan Denys is professor and chair of the Department of Psychiatry (AmsterdamUMC) at the University of Amsterdam (UVA) in The Netherlands. He studied Philosophy and Medicine at the University of Leuven. His scientific research is characterized by a translational approach, making use of clinical psychiatry, philosophy and fundamental neurosciences. A particular focus of his research is the development of deep brain stimulation (DBS) for psychiatric disorders. Prof. Denys has published over 500 peer-reviewed articles and has an H-index of 80 (Google Scholar). He has received numerous awards including the IgNobel prize (2020) for his characterisation of Misophonia.