JCPP Annual Research Review: Does late‐onset attention‐deficit/hyperactivity disorder exist?
Professor Philip Asherson and Dr Jessica Agnew‐Blais discuss their paper.
Professor Philip Asherson
Philip Asherson, MB,BS, MRCPsych, PhD is Professor of Molecular Psychiatry at the MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry centre at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, and consultant psychiatrist at the Maudsley Hospital.
Philip’s research interests include genetics of ADHD and related neurodevelopmental disorders; clinical and genetic studies of ADHD in adults; mapping genes in common complex neuropsychiatric disorders; functional studies aimed at delinating the brain processes that mediate genetic risk on ADHD.
Dr Jessica Agnew-Blais
is a Research Fellow at the MRC Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King’s College London. Her research takes a life course approach to psychiatric epidemiology and focuses on understanding risk and protective factors in the progression of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) across development. Dr. Agnew-Blais received her doctorate in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health and her BA from Stanford University in the Department of Human Biology.