• Prof. Siegfried Kasper

    Speaker Professor emeritus
    Center for Brain Research
    Medical University of Vienna

    Dr Siegfried Kasper is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and former Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria. He has published more than 600 publications and more than 250 books or book chapters in various areas of psychiatry. He concentrates on the biological bases of mental disorders and their possible treatment approaches. Dr Kasper is a frequent speaker and continues to be actively involved in research programmes studying depression, anxiety, psychosis, and dementia. Dr Kasper serves/served on the executive committees and advisory boards of several international societies, such as the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) and the European Psychiatric Association (EPA). From 2005 to 2009, he was President of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) and has been appointed as Honorary President of the WFSBP in 2013. He was in the Executive Committee of the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) for the period of 2012 to 2018 and is now President of this society. Dr Kasper is also the Chair of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Section of Pharmacopsychiatry. He serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals, including The Lancet Psychiatry, CNS Spectrums, Pharmacopsychiatry, Journal of Affective Disorders, European Archives of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. He is Chief-Editor of the International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice and was Chief-Editor of the World Journal of Biological Psychiatry. As a result of his research expertise, Dr Kasper is the recipient of numerous national and international scientific and public awards.

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web-BRAIN-nar - BPSD in Cognitive Impairment

  • Date: 23/09/2020Time: 06:00 PM (Singapore Time: UTC+08)

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