PROF Bernhard Baune

PROF Bernhard Baune




  • Prof. Bernhard Baune (PhD, MD, MPH, FRANZCP) is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrist (FRANZCP), Australia. He leads an extensive research program into personalised psychiatry, prediction and biomarker research in psychiatry and in neuroimmunology. Key research achievements include an in-depth understanding of the interaction between the immune and nervous system, the development of a systems biology approach and the establishment of innovative personalised clinical trials in major psychiatric disorders. His research is committed to uncovering the underpinnings of severe mental illness and to enhancing treatment response to pharmacological and psychological interventions. His translational work aims to make real-world differences to the lives of people with mental illness by integrating neurobiological and clinical information, by personalising treatments and by targeting the mechanisms of functional recovery.   


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • Prof. Baune has been awarded numerous NHMRC project grants and awards from other national and international funding schemes (e.g. EU-funding; BMBF, DFG).   


Education and training

  • Germany, University of Münster 2009
  • MPH, University of Münster 2003
  • PhD, University of Münster 1997

Awards and honors

  • Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 2009


Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Expertise in the Neurobiology of Mental Health (Genomics); in Neuroimmunology of Mental Disorders