PROF Ian Everall

PROF Ian Everall


  • Molecular and Cellular Neuropathology of HIV cognitive impairment
  • Molecular and Cellular Neuropathology of Psychiatric Disorders (Autism, Schizophrenia, Major Depressive Disorder)



  • Professor Ian Everall obtained his MBChB at Leicester University School of Medicine. He trained in psychiatry at the Bethlem royal and Maudsley Hospitals, London. In 1989 he obtained Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and a MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship, followed in 1992 by an advanced MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowship in the Department of Neuropathology, Institute of Psychiatry. He obtained his PhD in 1992. In 1993 he was appointed Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist at The Maudsley Hospital. In 1999 he was appointed as Professor of Experimental Neuropathology and Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, in 2004 he was appointed Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. At the end of 2009 Professor Everall took up the role of Cato Chair and Head of Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne until 31 August 2017.

    Professor  Everall has been at the forefront of research into cellular, molecular and genetic changes in the brain in major psychiatric disorders for over twenty years. His area of interest includes psychosis, major depression, bipolar disorder and cognitive impairment, especially when associated with HIV infection and methamphetamine use which is becoming a growing social and psychiatric concern globally. Professor Everall is currently working on research into blood based biomarkers to aid in the diagnosis of psychosis and autism spectrum disorder, and further refining the molecular neuropathology of schizophrenia   


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Education and training

  • DSc, University of Melbourne 2014
  • PhD, University of London 1993
  • MB ChB (Hons), University of Leicester 1985
  • BSc (Hons), University of Leicester 1982

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 2010
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 2004
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, Australia, 2004
  • Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 1989



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