Edmund Sonuga-Barke

Edmund Sonuga-Barke

King’s College London
UK

Edmund Sonuga-Barke is currently Professor of Developmental Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience working in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Kings College London. He also Visiting Chairs at Ghent University, Aarhus University and the University of Sussex. He is Editor in Chief of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
His work integrates Developmental Psychopathology and Neuroscience perspectives to employing basic developmental science approaches to study the pathogenesis of neuro-developmental and mental health conditions; their underlying genetic and environmental risks, mediating brain mechanisms and developmental outcomes. He has a particular interest in ADHD and related disorders.
In 2016, Prof Sonuga-Barke was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
He is a husband (Funke), father (Pascale and Julien), a life-long Derby County supporter, a soul music aficionado and a Roman Catholic.