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Tamsyn Van Rheenen

NHMRC Peter Doherty Biomedical Research Fellow, The University of Melbourne

Dr Tamsyn Van Rheenen is an NHMRC postdoctoral research fellow working in the area of cognitive neuropsychiatry. Her current research interests include the use of neuropsychological and neuroimaging techniques to study the brain and behaviour in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Her research aims to better define cognitive and emotional processes in these disorders to contribute to a better characterisation of them that will inform treatment development.


  • 2015–present
    NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow, University of Melbourne
  • 2015–present
    Adjunct Research Fellow, Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre
  • 2015–present
    Adjunct Research Fellow, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2014–2014
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre


  • 2014 
    Swinburne University, PhD/ clinical neuropsychology