Nick Bass has got the B.S. degree in 1996 from St. George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London, the M.B. BChir degree in 1998 from Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, the MRCPsych degree in 2005 from the Royal College of Psychiatrists, the M.D. degree in 2008 from the University College London, University of London, and the C.C.T. degree in 2009 from PMETB (Old Age Psychiatry). Currently, he works as a Senior Lecturer in the Research Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London and Honorary Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist in East London NHS Foundation Trust. In addition, over the last ten years, he has been studying the genetics of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and late onset Alzheimer's disease. Most recently, Bass has been involved in efforts to map susceptibility genes in these disorders by large-scale genome-wide association studies. This has necessitated the formation of international consortia to generate sufficient samples sizes and the use of the latest DNA microarray technology to achieve high-density genotyping. His main areas of expertise are genetics and dementia.
Biography Updated on 3 July 2011