Nadine Parker

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I study the complexities of brain structure, function, and behaviour using multidisciplinary approaches. I have a BSc in biomedical sciences and minors in both psychology and biology. I have a MSc in anatomical science where I studied cognitive abilities in stroke patients with longitudinal follow-up. My PhD is in medical sciences and I studied the association between cerebral cortical thickness and stress related phenotypes with analyses of gene expression, neuroimaging, and socioeconomic exposures. Currently I am a postdoctoral fellow at Norwegian Centre for Mental Disorders Research (NORMENT) at the University of Oslo. My research broadly focuses on the relationships between imaging, psychiatric disorders, and genetics.


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Genetic risk for schizophrenia is associated with changes in heart structure and function


Nadine Parker and Ole Andreassen summarise a recent UK population-based cohort study, which looks at the impact of polygenic risk for schizophrenia on cardiac structure and function in over 32,000 people.

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