Prof. Bernhard Baune (PhD, MD, MPH, FRANZCP) is a Specialist Psychiatrist, Clinician and Researcher and holds the position of Chair of Psychiatry at the Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Adelaide, Australia. Prof. Baune’s research approach in Psychiatry is at the interface between Clinical Research and Psychiatric Neuroscience and Molecular Psychiatry, stimulating forward and backward translational research in Psychiatry. Areas of major research activity and internationally recognized expertise include the neurobiology of mood disorders, cognitive dysfunction and medical comorbidities. Currently, major research activities of his lab focus on the role of the immune system in the etiology and pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders. Additional research interests include the neurobiology of regeneration and functional trajectories in the long-term course of mental illness.