Prof. BA Emily Simonoff, MD

Prof. BA Emily Simonoff, MD

Personal information

Simonoff, Emily, Prof. BA, MD
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, TUD & Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London

Current position

Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Head of Department

Role within partner site

Research on autism, ADHD and intellectual disability

Relevant work experience

Specialist for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy with focus on autism, ADHD and intellectual disability

2020- Senior Scientist, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, TUD

2004- Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London

1998-04 Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Guy’s, King’s and St. Thomas’ Medical School, King’s College London

1992-98 Senior Clinical Scientist Head, Genetics Section MRC Child Psychiatry Unit Institute of Psychiatry and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist Bethlem Royal and Maudsley Hospitals

Professional background

1987-92 Welcome Trust Clinical Training Fellow in Psychiatric Genetics
MD Harvard Medical School

1978-83 BS Psychology and Social Relations, summa cum laude and Phi

1973-77 Beta Kappa, Harvard University

Main research focus

Causes of and interventions for co-occurring mental health conditions in autism, ADHD and intellectual disability

Publications

5 out of 232; SCOPUS h-index 62

Stringer D, …, Simonoff, E. Trajectories of emotional and behavioral problems from childhood to early adult life. Autism 2020;24:1011-24.

Simonoff E et al. Trajectories in symptoms of autism and cognitive ability in autism from childhood to adult life: Findings from a longitudinal epidemiological cohort. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2019 Dec 18. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2019.11.020. Online ahead of print.

Cortese S, …, Simonoff E et al. Comparative efficacy and tolerability of medications for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, adolescents, and adults: a systematic review and network meta-analysis. Lancet Psychiatry 2018;5:727-38. (~150 citations)

Sonuga-Barke E, …., Simonoff E et al. (2013) Nonpharmacological interventions for ADHD: systematic review and meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials of dietary and psychological treatments. Am J Psychiatry 2013;170:275-89.

Simonoff E et al. Psychiatric disorders in children with autism spectrum disorders: prevalence, comorbidity and associated factors in a population-derived sample. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2008;47:921-29.

Additional information

Senior Clinical Advisor, National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence; Board Member, Neuroscience and Mental Health, Medical Research Council; Senior Investigator, National Institute of Health Research

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Leipzig University
Department of Pediatrics
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Prof. Dr. med. Reinhard Berner
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, TUD
Department of Pediatrics
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01307 Dresden
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