Dr Mario F Juruena

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Translational Psychiatry & Maudsley Advanced Treatment

Dr Juruena graduated in Medicine from Pontifical Catholic University, Southern Brazil. He completed his Psychiatry Training at the Porto Alegre Mental Health School and received his MPhil at the Federal University of Sao Paulo and then MSc Affective Neuroscience, at Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

Dr Juruena received his PhD in Psychiatry at the University of London/King’s College London. Mario has also completed Specialisation in Cognitive Psychotherapy at Beck Institute, Philadelphia, USA.

He is currently Senior Clinical Lecturer in Translational Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Centre for Affective Disorders, Dept of Psychological Medicine at King’s College London.

Dr Juruena is a Consultant Psychiatrist at South London and Maudsley Trust, currently the lead consultant for the Maudsley Advanced Treatment Clinic for Recurrent and Resistant Depression and Bipolar, at South London and Maudsley Foundation Trust.

Dr Juruena has published over 100 original research articles, reviews and book chapters, and edited five books. Most of his studies are related to the Neurobiology, Diagnosis and Treatment of Affective disorders (Depression and Bipolar); and their relationship to Stress.

He was awarded by the British Association for Psychopharmacology ‘The Senior Clinical Psychopharmacology Award’ and also received the Robert W. Kerwin Psychopharmacology Prize from the Royal College of Psychiatrists for the best article published on the subject in the British Journal of Psychiatry. More recently, was awarded with the Newton Fellow from Royal Society and Academy of Medical Sciences.