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Michael Bauer

Germany
Michael Bauer
Michael Bauer

Germany

Expert biography

Michael Bauer, MD, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, in Germany, where he is also Physician-in-Chief at the Psychiatric Hospital and Outpatient Clinics. Professor Bauer received his medical degree from Freie Universität Berlin School of Medicine and a PhD in molecular biology and biochemistry from Freie Universität Berlin. He completed a residency in psychiatry and neurology at Benjamin Franklin Medical Center in Berlin, and also completed a postdoctoral lecture qualification (venia legendi) in psychiatry at Freie Universität Berlin.  

Professor Bauer was Visiting Professor of Psychiatry at the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute and Hospital at the University of California Los Angeles (1998–2002). He is President of the International Group for the Study of Lithium-Treated Patients (IGSLi) and he chairs the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry’s Task Force on Treatment Guidelines for Unipolar Depressive Disorders. Professor Bauer is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Bipolar Disorder and Pharmacopsychiatry and Editor of Der Nervenarzt. He has received several awards including the Anna Monika Prize in 2017 and the AGNP Prize for Research in Psychopharmacology, also in 2017.  

Professor Bauer’s research interests include prediction, response and outcome in psychopharmacology; neurobiology of mood disorders (functional neuroimaging, neuroendocrinology and genetics); treatment strategies and tactics in mood disorders; and the development of new technologies for longitudinal assessments in psychiatry. He has authored and coauthored more than 500 articles published in peer-reviewed journals or books, mostly in the field of mood disorders.

 

EM-54403 - Date of preparation: February 2021

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