Georgina Hosang, PhD

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Georgina Hosang


PhD, Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London

Academic appointment

Senior Lecturer in Mental Illness & Chronic Diseases, Centre for Psychiatry, Queen Mary, University of London


Georgina is a Senior Lecturer in Mental illness and Chronic Diseases at the Centre for Psychiatry, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine at Queen Mary, University of London. Georgina’s research has focused on the impact of psychosocial stress (life events and childhood adversity) and their interplay with genetic factors in bipolar disorder and major depression. More recently she has become interested in the interface between mental and physical illnesses paying particular attention to the role of childhood adversity. Her research has been funded by the International Bipolar Foundation, Barts Charity, Richard Benjamin Trust as well as the UK’s Medical Research Council and Economic, Social Research Council.


What I do when I'm not working

I enjoy spending time with my family and friends when I'm not working. I also enjoy tap dancing and boxercise to keep fit.


+44 (0)207 882 2017

Social media/website

Twitter: @drhosang


Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine
Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Charterhouse Square
London EC1M 6BQ