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George Kirov

Yr Athro George Kirov

Athro Clinigol, Is-adran Meddygaeth Seicolegol a Niwrowyddorau Clinigol

Yr Ysgol Meddygaeth

Email
Kirov@caerdydd.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 29206 88465
Campuses
Adeilad Hadyn Ellis, Ystafell 2.47, Heol Maendy, Caerdydd, CF24 4HQ
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Prof Kirov's research focuses on the role of copy number variations (CNVs) and high-throughput sequencing in neuropsychiatric disorders. In his clinical work he supervises the ECT delivery in Cardiff and provides second opinion for affective disorders.

Currently Prof Kirov focuses on analysing the CNVs in all 500,000 participants in the UK Biobank. After these are called, we will analyse their role in disease and phenotypic differences. Prof Kirov encourages applications for Fellowships for this research.

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Adrannau llyfrau

  • Kendall, K., Kirov, G. and Owen, M. 2017. Schizophrenia Genetics. In: Benjamin, S., Virginia, S. and Pedro, R. eds. Kaplan and Sadock?s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry. Wolters Kluwer
  • Kirov, G. and Owen, M. J. 2009. Genetics of schizophrenia. In: Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A. and Ruiz, P. eds. Kaplan and Sadock’s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry. 9th ed.., Vol. 1. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, pp. 1462-1474.
  • Lazarus, J. H., Kirov, G. and Harris, B. B. 2006. Effect of lithium on the thyroid and endocrine glands. In: Müller-Oerlinghausen, B., Bauer, M. and Grof, P. eds. Lithium in Neuropsychiatry : The Comprehensive Guide. Abingdon: Informa UK, pp. 259-270., (10.3109/9780203007051.022)

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Recruitment: I took part in large collections of parent-offspring trios samples of families with manic depressive and schizophrenic probands. Currently these number about 1120 families. Work on copy number variation (CNVs) in these disorders. This is my main research interest. Several loci have received support from my work on CNVs and this effort is on-going with analysis of de novo occurring CNVs and, in the future, sequencing.

ECT research: This is my main clinical research. Future plans involve a trial comparing bilateral and unilateral ECT. Other interests include lithium therapy and its effect on the thyroid gland and the kidneys.

Addysgu

Teaching and personal tutoring of medical students.

Organising an annual Summer School in Brain Disorders Researc.

supervising higher degrees student.

Module Leader on the course “The Scientific Basis of Psychiatric Disorders” on the modular Psychology in Medicine Intercalated Degree at Cardiff University since 2015.

External Examiner for Masters Degrees and Postgraduate Diplomas at King’s College Hospital London 2003-06, and Queen’s University Belfast 2019-23.

PhD examinations as an external examiner in the UK and abroad.

Bywgraffiad

Born in Bulgaria

1980-1986: Medicine at the Medical Academy in Sofia

1989-1992: Training in Psychiatry in the UK, MRCPsych

1996-1999: Wellcome Trust Training Fellowship, Cardiff

1999-2001: Wellcome Advanced Fellowship, “Association studies in manic depressive illness using DNA pooling”.

Aug 2002: PhD, Cardiff University: “Association studies in manic depressive illness using DNA pooling.”

2001-2010: Senior Lecturer at the Department of Psychological Medicine and Neurology, Cardiff University, Cardiff

2010-2014: Reader at the Department of Psychological Medicine and Neurology, Cardiff University

2014–current: Professor at the Department of Psychological Medicine and Neurology, Cardiff University

Aelodaethau proffesiynol

MRCPsych, MAcadMed, WKL Society

Pwyllgorau ac adolygu

Module Leader: ME3085: "The Scientific Basis of Psychological Medicine" at the Psychology and Medicine Intercalated Degree in Cardiff University

Director of Clinical Training at the MRC Centre

University Ethics Committee member

Educational Supervisor

Ymgysylltu

Ymgysylltu â'r cyhoedd: Rwy'n benderfynol o wella proffil cyhoeddus ECT. Rwyf wedi cyhoeddi'r llyfr Shocked yn 2020 sy'n disgrifio straeon unigol am gleifion sydd wedi cael ECT.