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Professor James Walters

Deputy Director, Principal Investigator

Professor James Walters is a professor and honorary consultant psychiatrist at the MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics at Cardiff University.

He trained in the South of England, London and Sydney before returning to Cardiff.

Professor Walters’ main area of research interest is psychosis and schizophrenia, in particular, the cognitive impairments related to these conditions, and the role played by genetics.

James’ work has been recognised by the Brain and Behaviour Research Foundation with the Sidney Baer Prize for Innovative Schizophrenia Research and he has also received the British Medical Association Margaret Temple Research Award.


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