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
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
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
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.
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