“To improve mental health outcomes translating research directly into the clinic is imperative – this is the mission of our team.”
Dr Bjorn Burgher completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at James Cook University in 2007. He obtained his fellowship from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists in 2018.
Dr Burgher is currently undertaking a PhD in Neuroimaging and Computational Psychiatry, publishing papers on cognitive development after the onset of psychotic disorders and how this affects the functional recovery of young adults.
Dr Burgher has a clinical research interest in neurostimulation treatments such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), particularly for its indication in treatment-resistant depressive disorders. He is a clinical trial investigator for the use of TMS as a therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder.