SAFER Uclh Team Members Biography

Safer Uclh Dr Evangelos Vassos PhD

Dr Evangelos Vassos PhD

Senior Clinical Research Fellow

Dr Evangelos Vassos is a Consultant Psychiatrist and a Senior Clinical Research Fellow. He holds a Medical Degree and a Doctorate Degree from the Medical School of the University of Athens, Greece and he trained in psychiatry in Oxford UK.

Dr Vassos is investigating genetic and environmental underpinnings of psychosis and mood disorders. His current work is focusing on the development and validation of risk estimation models for psychosis based on genetic and environmental risk factors. He is working on genome-wide association studies, polygenic score analysis, genetic epidemiology studies and the development of novel meta-analysis methods. His main research interest is to understand the interplay between genes and environment in the causation of Mental Illness.

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