You are what you eat

Deakin expert sets her sights on the food industry in 'The Conversation.'

IMPACT on RRR

Dr Olivia Dean chatted with Triple R Radio about trials of new treatments for depression.

Osteoporosis - don't shrug it off!

IMPACT researchers discover that many with osteoporosis don't know they have it.

Making the connection

Increased risk of bone fractures for those with psychiatric disorders.

Contact us
Email:

berkoffice@barwonhealth.org.au

Phone:

+61 4215 3320

Mail:

IMPACT Strategic Research Centre (Barwon Health)
Deakin University
School of Medicine
PO Box 281
Geelong Victoria 3220

What we do

IMPACT is an integrated research facility that aims to better understand the causes of and impact of psychiatric, musculoskeletal, metabolic and other disorders and contributes to the development of innovative therapies and preventative interventions.

Research projects have focused on psychiatric disorders, alternative targets to treat the symptoms and factors that can contribute to the prevention of mental disorders.

Under the guidance of Professor Michael Berk (Psychiatry) and Professor Julie Pasco (Epidemiology, Musculoskeletal and Metabolic Disorders), our research is conducted in a number of fields:

  1. Novel Therapies
  2. Prevention of Mental Disorders
  3. Treatment of Mental Disorders
  4. Epidemiology

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22nd January 2014