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Lindsay Mizen


Dr Mizen completed her medical degree and an intercalated BScMedSci in Psychological Medicine at the University of Glasgow.  She completed her foundation years of medical training in the west of Scotland and then moved to Edinburgh for her psychiatry training.  She undertook a neuroscience PhD via the PsySTAR (Psychiatry: Scottish Training in Academic Research) MRF/MRC funded programme.  This was a laboratory based PhD focussing on electrophysiological characterisation of a new rat model of SYNGAP1-related intellectual disability.  She now conducts clinical research with people affected by the same genetic condition and is running the Evaluation of Sleep in SYNGAP1 study.  She is also a Consultant Psychiatrist in the NHS Lothian Learning Disability Service.


BScMedSci MBChB MRCPsych PhD

Responsibilities & affiliations

Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Trustee of the Scotland Malawi Mental Health Education Project

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