Dr Alastair G Cardno

Dr Alastair G Cardno


Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry. Formerly Senior Lecturer in Neuropsychiatric Genetics and MRC Clinical Training Fellow at the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff.


  • Programme Leader for Psychiatry CPD/Core Psychiatry Training Course

Research interests

Research mainly focuses on genetic and environmental influences on clinical variation in psychotic disorders, and on psychotic experiences in the general population.


  • MBChB
  • MMedSc
  • PhD
  • FRCPsych
  • PGCert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Professional memberships

  • GMC
  • BMA
  • RCPsych
  • FHEA

Student education

Programme Leader for the postgraduate Psychiatry CPD/Core Psychiatry Training Programme for core psychiatry trainees from West, North and East Yorkshire.

Research groups and institutes

  • Psychological and Social Medicine
  • Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
  • Mental health
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