Psychiatrist & Senior Research Fellow
Adam is a consultant psychiatrist and clinical senior lecturer in the School of Psychiatry, UNSW
At the BDI, his research focus is mood disorders (major depression and bipolar disorder) including diagnosis, aetiology and treatment as well as the intersection with personality disorders. Having completed a PhD last year, he is currently a senior research fellow working across Prof Gordon Parker’s team and at the Sydney Neurostimulation Centre with Prof Colleen Loo from the School of Psychiatry, UNSW Sydney. He has an interest in novel treatments for depression, in particular ketamine, and is involved in ketamine research trials as well as translation into the clinical realm. Additionally, he is part of a collaboration with NeuRA examining inflammation and depressive subtypes. Dr Bayes works clinically at the BDI depression clinic and in private practice at Red Tree Practice.
Key research areas:
Black Dog Institute research projects
To determine if a 4-week course of ketamine administered subcutaneously is an efficacious therapy for treatment-resistant depression. To determine if repeated ketamine doses are safe, tolerable and feasible in outpatient settings.
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