Research topics


Disclose the complete genetic architecture of psychotic disorders and determine their functional impact

Brain Imaging

Identify novel brain imaging phenotypes linking genes and clinical phenotypes in a longitudinal setting

Outcome Prediction

Use genetic, environmental and clinical factors to predict disease progress and outcome

Clinical Intervention

Translate pathophysiological discoveries into clinical and pharmacological interventions


  • tobiaskaufmann Brain aging in common brain disorders Sep. 26, 2019 12:59 PM

    In a study just published in Nature Neuroscience, Tobias Kaufmann and colleagues at NORMENT reported that several psychiatric and neurological disorders are associated with an apparent aging of the brain.

  • claudia-barth-poster.jpg Poster prize to Claudia Barth Sep. 17, 2019 10:57 AM

    Postdoctoral fellow Claudia Barth received a poster prize during the ECNP conference in Copenhagen on September 7-10, 2019.


NORMENT is a Centre of Excellence (CoE) funded by the Research Council of Norway.

Our main goal is to find answers to why some people develop severe mental illness.

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