Professor Anthony S David FRCP, FRCPsych, MD, MSc
Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry
Head of Section
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Institute of Psychiatry
Tony David graduated in medicine from Glasgow University in 1980 and trained in neurology before entering psychiatry. He also has a Masters degree in Cognitive Neuropsychology. He has been an honorary consultant at the Maudsley Hospital, London since 1990 and was awarded a personal chair form the Institute of Psychiatry and GKT School of Medicine in 1996.
Professor David has a wide and diverse range of research interests including schizophrenia, neuropsychiatry, medically unexplained syndromes and neuroimaging – both structural and functional. He is especially interested in the concept of insight in schizophrenia and how this relates to treatment compliance. Professor David is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Academy of Medical Sciences. He is a member of the Experimental Psychology Society and a founder member of both the British Neuropsychological Society and British Neuropsychiatry Association and is an associate director of the Mental Health Research Network.
Professor David is editor of the journal “Cognitive Neuropsychiatry” and has published five books including ’The Neuropsychology of Schizophrenia’ (1994) with J Cutting, ’Disorders of Brain and Mind’ (1998) with M Ron, ’The Self in Neuroscience and Psychiatry’ (2003) with T Kircher, ’Insight and Psychosis’ (2nd Ed) (2004) with X Amador and edited the new edition of ’Lishman’s Organic Psychiatry’. He is author of over 350 publications in peer reviewed medical and scientific journals.
last updated: Wednesday, November 11, 2009