Johannes Thome studied medicine, philosophy and social psychology and obtained his MD/PhD degrees from Saarland University. After his training as a resident in Psychiatry and neurology at the University of Würzburg, he moved to the USA where he became a Postdoctoral Associate at Yale University. After two years of intensive and highly successful research in the area of molecular neuroscience and psychopharmacology, he returned to his native Germany and worked as Consultant Psychiatrist and Senior Scientist at the Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, University of Heidelberg. In 2004, Johannes moved to Wales and settled in Swansea, where he was the Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Wales Swansea. In March 2011, he was appointed Chair of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University of Rostock, Germany, where he is also Director of the Psychiatric University Hospital and its Research Units. His scientific interests focus on molecular psychiatry, psychopharmacology, psychopathology and interdisciplinary aspects of psychiatry.
Biography Updated on 14 April 2011