Qualifications & Registration


  1. Brewer, W. J. Wood, S.J., McGorry, P.D., Francey, S.M., Phillips, L.J., Yung, A.R., Anderson, V., Copolov, D.L., Singh, B., Velakoulis, D., Pantelis, C. Olfactory identification ability is impaired in individuals at ultra high-risk for psychosis who later develop schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry (Manuscript in submission).
  1. Wood, S.J., Pantelis, C., Proffitt, T., Phillips, L., Stuart, G., Buchanan, J., Mahony, K., Brewer, W., Smith, D., McGorry, P. Spatial Working Memory Ability is a marker of Risk-for-psychosis. (Manuscript in Submission)
  1. Pantelis, C., Velakoulis, D., McGorry, P., Suckling, J., Wood, S.J., Phillips, L., Yung, A., Bullmore, E.T., Brewer, W. J., Soulsby, B., Desmond, P. & McGuire, P. (2002) Neuroanatomical abnormalities before and after the onset of psychosis: A cross sectional and longitudinal MRI comparison. Lancet, on line Dec 10, p1-8
  1. Phillips, L.J., Velakoulis, D., Pantelis, C., Yuen, H., Yung, A., Desmond, P., Brewer, W. J. & McGorry, P. (2002) Non-reduction in hippocampal volume is associated with higher risk of psychosis. Schizophrenia Research, 58, 145-58.
  1. Wood, S.J., Proffitt, T., Mahony, K., Smith, D., Buchanan, J., Brewer, W. J., Stuart, G., Velakoulis, D., McGorry, P. & Pantelis, C. (2002) Visuo-spatial memory and learning in first episode schizophreniform psychosis and chronic schizophrenia: A functional correlate of hippocampal pathology? Psychological Medicine, 32, p429-38.
  1. Brewer, W. J., Pantelis, C., Anderson, V., Velakoulis, D., Singh, B., Copolov, D. & McGorry, P. (2001) Stability of Olfactory identification deficits in neuroleptic-naïve patients with first-episode psychosis. American Journal of Psychiatry, 158, p107-115.
  1. Amminger, G.P. Edwards, J. Brewer, W. J., Harrigan, S. & McGorry, P. (2000) Duration of untreated psychosis and intellectual functioning in first-episode schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research,54, p223-230.
  1. Copolov, D., Velakoulis, D., McGorry, P., Mallard, C., Yung, A., Rees, S., Jackson, G., Rehn, A., Brewer, W. J. & Pantelis, C. (2000) Neurobiological findings in early phase schizophrenia. Brain Research Review, 31, p157-165.
  1. Barnett, R., Maruff, P., Purcell, R., Wainwright, K., Kyrios, M., Brewer, W. J. & Pantelis, C. (1999) Impairment of olfactory identification in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychological Medicine, 29, p1227-1233.
  1. O’Neill, M., Brewer, W. J., Thornley, C., Copolov, D., Warne, G., Sinclair, A., Forrest, S. & Williamson, R. (1998) The Kallmann’s syndrome gene (KAL-X) is not mutated in Schizophrenia. Am J of Medical Genetics, 88 p34-37.
  1. Rudd, R., Maruff, P., MacCuspie-Moore, C., Velakoulis, D., Brewer, W. J. & Pantelis, C. (1998) Stimulus relevance in eliciting utilisation behavior: Case study in a patient with a caudate lesion. Journal of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 3 (4), p 287-298
  1. Smith, D., Roberts, S., Brewer, W. J. & Pantelis, C. (1998) The stability of the NART estimate of premorbid intelligence in patients with chronic schizophrenia. Journal of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 3 (1), p. 71-80.
  1. Brewer, W. J., Edwards, J., Pantelis, C. & Anderson, V. (1996) Olfactory agnosia, hygiene and fronto-limbic system dysfunction: Neuropsychological subtypes in males with schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry 40, 1021-31.
  1. Pantelis, C. & Brewer, W. J. (1995). Neuropsychological and olfactory function in schizophrenia: Relationship of frontal syndromes to schizophrenia syndromes. Schizophrenia Research 17, p.35-45.


  1. Pantelis, C., Brewer, W. J. & Maruff, P. (2001) Olfactory Cortex. Encyclopedia of Psychology & Neuroscience, (Eds: W.E. Craighead & C. Nemeroff, -3rd Edtn), p 1090-98, John Wiley & Sons.
  1. Pantelis, C. & Brewer, W. J. (1996) Fronto-striatal, limbic & association cortical networks: Neurocognitive and neurobehavioral patterns and the syndromes of schizophrenia. In C. Pantelis, H. Nelson, and T. Barnes (eds). Schizophrenia: A Neuropsychological perspective. John Wiley: UK.


Keynote Addresses

2001-Effect of Substance Abuse on Psychosis. Dual diagnosis mental health drug and alcohol forum. Keynote speaker. Sage Hill Remote Area Health Initiative, Hamilton, Vic. August.

1999-Latest research and understanding of treatment of schizophrenia:
Address delivered to the Australian Association of Families for the Mentally Ill (AARAFMI). Hilton Hotel.


Plenary Address

2002-Almonds & Seahorses: Role of emotion in the latest treatment and research in Schizophrenia. 5th Family and Carers of People with Mental Illness Conference, Melbourne, October


2002-Neuropsychology of Substance Abuse: Substance Abuse Conference:
AUSMED Publications, Melbourne, Victoria. June.


Title: Co-ordinating clinical and research processes in a public mental health Service:Rehabilitation Workshop:

Date: August 2000

Auspice: Macquarie University- NSW


Title: Effects of atypical antipsychotics on cognition through the course of psychosis: Comprehensive cognitive assessment protocols

Date:August 2000

Auspice:THeMHS Conference- Adelaide


Title: Fronto-striatal functioning in psychosis: Effects of Atypical antipsychotics on cognition

Date: September 1999

Co-presenters:Professor Bernd Galhoffer

Auspice: XI World Congress on Psychiatry – Hamburg, Germany


Title: Effects of Atypical antipsychotics on cognition through the course of psychosis. Invited paper presented at Clozaril –“The Evidence”.

Date: September 1998

Co-presenters:Associate Professor Christos Pantelis

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