Professor of Psychiatry (Canada)
Artūras Petronis, most prominent professor of psychiatry from Canada, will discuss about his areas of expertise in Pre Congress and Congress Symposiums.
Prof. Artūras Petronis is Senior Scientist and Head of the Krembil Family Epigenetics Laboratory in the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute at CAMH. He is also Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Tapscott Chair in Schizophrenia Studies, University of Toronto.
He received his medical degree from Kaunas Medical University and worked on his PhD at the Brain Research Institute in Moscow. Prof. Petronis completed his postdoctoral training at the Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Toronto, and since 1997 he has been a faculty member at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and University of Toronto.
His research is dedicated to the elucidation of the role of epigenetic factors in non-Mendelian diseases such as schizophrenia, diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease.
CHAIR Artūras Petronis (Canada) CO-CHAIR Ron van Schaik (Netherlands/Canada) SPEAKER THEMES Ron van Schaik (Netherlands/Canada): Pharmacogenetics: do You Have Your DNA-Passport? Eglė Preikšaitienė (Lithuania): Genomic Alterations and Intellectual Disability: Unigene Results. Virginija Adomaitienė (Lithuania): Interface of Polymorphisms of Serotoninergic System Genes with an Attempt to Commit Suicide. DESCRIPTION To be confirmed.
Address: Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva Conference and Event Centre (Alfa Hall, Konstitucijos pr. 20, Vilnius) CHAIRS Dinesh Bhugra (WPA President, UK) Vaidutis Kučinskas (Scientific Director of Human Genome Research Center, Lithuania) SPEAKER THEMES Thomas G. Schulze (Professor of Psychiatric Genetics, Germany): Biobanking, Biomarkers and Multi-omics in Psychiatry: a Comprehensive Perspective. Artūras Petronis (Professor of Psychiatry, […]