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Jehannine Austin

Jehannine Austin PhD, MSc

Psychiatry, Genetics

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Dr. Austin’s research interests are around the clinical implications of psychiatric genetics, with a focus on mental health conditions, including bipolar disorder. Specifically, she does ongoing research into genetic and environmental contributors to post-partum episodes of mental illness, the impact of psychiatric genetics on mental illness stigma, and the outcomes of providing genetic counselling to individuals with mental illness and their family members. Dr. Austin developed the first and only specialist psychiatric genetic counselling service in the world.
EVENTS & ACTIVITIES (Speaking, Spoken, and Authored)
  • In-Person Event In-Person Event
  • Speciality Genetics
  • Calendar Oct 04 - 06, 2017
  • Location Hinxton, England, GB
  • In-Person Event In-Person Event
  • Speciality Genetics
  • Calendar Sep 13 - 16, 2017
  • Location Columbus, Ohio, USA