Professor Paul Amminger

Professor Paul Amminger

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Professorial Research Fellow

MD, PhD (Habil), FRANZCP

Paul Amminger is a Professorial Research Fellow at Orygen and also Professor of Youth Mental Health at the Centre for Youth Mental Health, The University of Melbourne.

His research spans traditional high-risk research in schizophrenia to cutting-edge intervention studies in the onset phase of psychosis and affective disorders.

Paul has pioneered indicated prevention using omega-3 fatty acids in young people at ultra high risk of developing psychosis. This research has been has been called a landmark study for early intervention in psychosis.

Over the past 15 years, he has conducted research and led clinical and research teams at Vienna’s Medical University and Orygen, with a focus on translating research into practice. 

Research Interests

Neurobiology, neuroprotection, low-risk interventions, ultra high risk for psychosis.