I'm a Principal Research Fellow (Associate Professor) at the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre (MNC), Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, where I lead the Mood-Psychosis Spectrum Research Group.
I study two of the most complex psychiatric disorders; schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, with an aim to better understand the nature of, and relationship between, behaviourally assessed cognitive (thinking) skills and underlying brain anatomy and brain function within them.
Hasse-Sousa, M., Martins, D. S., Petry-Perin, C., de Britto, M. J. S., Remus, I. B., de Oliveira Lapa, C., Reckziegel, R. d. F. X., de Sales, S. C., de Jesus, L. S., & Philippsen, M. Massuda R, Van Rheenen TE, Severino-Gama C, Sanguuinetti Czepielewski L. (2023). The role of semantic clustering in the relationship between verbal memory and psychosocial functioning in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: Possible distinct cognitive pathway compared to healthy controls. Journal of Affective Disorders, 320, 330-339.
Van Rheenen TE, Cotton SM., Dandash O, Cooper RE, Ringin E, Daglas R, Allot K, Fornito A, Macneil C, Hasty M, Hallam K, Suo C, McGorry P, Yücel M, Pantelis C and Berk M. (2023) Evidence of increased cortical surface area but not altered cortical thickness in first episode mania. Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry. 122: 110687.
Gogos A, Son J, Rossell SL, Karantonis J, Furlong L, Felmingham K, Van Rheenen TE.(2023) Characterisation of sex differences in verbal and visual learning/memory in bipolar disorder. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society: 29: 12-23
Van Rheenen TE, Ringin E, Karantonis JA, Furlong L, Bozaoglu K, Rossell SL, Berk M, Balanzá-Martínez V. (2022) A preliminary investigation of the clinical and cognitive correlates of circulating vitamin D in bipolar disorder. Psychiatry Research.
Dean B, Thomas EHX, Bozaoglu K, Tan EJ, Van Rheenen TE, Neill E, Sumner PJ, Carruthers SP, Scarr E, Rossell SL, Gurvich C (2022). Evidence that a working memory cognitive phenotype within schizophrenia has a unique underlying biology. Psychiatry Research.
Ringin E., Dunstan DW., McIntyre, R, Berk M., Owen N, Rossell SL., Van Rheenen TE (2022) Interactive relationships of Type 2 diabetes and bipolar disorder with cognition: evidence of putative premature cognitive ageing in the UK Biobank Cohort. Neuropsychopharmacology
Ringin E., Meyer D., Neill E., Phillipou A., Tan EJ., Toh WL, Sumner PJ., Owen N., Hallgren M., Dunstand D., Rossell SL., Van Rheenen TE (2022) Psychological-health correlates of physical activity and sedentary behaviour during the COVID pandemic. Mental Health and Physical Activity
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