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Personal details
Name Professor David Nutt
Job title Honorary Senior Research Fellow
Department Bristol Medical School (THS) University of Bristol
Work contact details
Email address
Telephone number work(0117) 331 3143
Alternative contact work(0117) 331 3178
Qualifications MB BChir, DM (Oxon), FRCP, FRCPsych, FMedSci
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Royal College of Physicians (FRCP)
Royal College of Psychiatrists (FRCPsych)
Past President of the British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP)
Council Member of the European College of Neuro-Psychopharmacology (ECNP), plus Chair of the Scientific Programmes Committee
Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences (FMedSci)
Keywords anxiety disorders
drug addiction
Areas of expertise I lead a research group that spans the clinical and preclinical research border. Our main interests are in the brain mechanisms underlying anxiety, depression, addiction and sleep disorders.

Our preclinical work strives to develop new treatments of these disorders by understanding how current treatment work more explicitly and by discovering new drugs which may provide equal efficacy with a different side effect profile.

The clinical research is founded in our outpatient?s base at the Bristol Royal Infirmary where we run specialist clinics in the treatment of these disorders and are developing new investigative techniques such as neuroimaging and EEG recordings to evaluate these in more detail.
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