Byron Creese is a research psychologist at the University of Exeter. His research interests focus on symptoms like depression and psychosis which occur in the context of dementia and their possible role as potential risk factors for dementia and cognitive decline in cognitively normal older adults. A major focus of his work is the application of genetic data to understand more about these symptoms and the overlap with other neuropsychiatric conditions across the lifespan (e.g. schizophrenia, major depressive disorder) but his work also encompasses neuropsychology, intervention development and clinical trials.
Byron Creese writes a #LetsTalkMentalHealthII blog about a recent genome-wide meta-analysis which identifies new loci and functional pathways influencing Alzheimer’s disease risk.[read the full story...]