Comparative Genomics Centre
James Cook University
Prof Zoltán Sarnyai is a medically-trained PhD neuroscientist with an active research program in the neurobiological mechanisms of stress and psychiatric disorders, including drug addiction, schizophrenia and depression. After a postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School he held an independent research position at the Rockefeller University, supported by two prestigious fellowships. Zoltán was involved in setting up a behavioural neuroscience focussed biotech company and later directed its research effort to develop new animal models for psychiatric disorders.
Psychiatric neuroscience • Social and biological determinants of mental health • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and social & emotional well-being • Stress and allostatic load • Behavioural neuroscience • Psychopharmacology