Kamilla Miskowiak is Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry in the Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Head of the Neurocognition and Emotion in Affective Disorders (NEAD) Group based at the Psychiatric Centre Copenhagen, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark. The NEAD group conducts clinical and experimental studies in patients with mood disorders using neurocognitive testing, clinical ratings and neuroimaging. They aim to identify new treatments targeting cognitive impairments in mood disorders and to delineate the mechanisms of established and novel candidate treatments. In addition, the group uses the Danish twin registers to study the effects of genetic risk of mood disorder on neurocognitive and neuroimaging measures. Kamilla Miskowiak has a degree in Psychology from the University of Copenhagen (2006) with a dissertation on multidisciplinary research in depression, which received the university gold medal. An MSc (with distinction) (2004), a DPhil (PhD) (2008) from the University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, in Experimental Psychology and Psychiatry and a DMSc (2018) from the University of Copenhagen. She is an author of 145 peer-reviewed articles in leading international journals in the field, including Biological Psychiatry, Journal of Neuroscience and Nature Communications.
EM-54597 - Date of preparation: February 2021