Peter McKenna qualified in medicine in the University of Birmingham and has a degree in psychology and physiology from the University of Oxford.
He worked as a consultant psychiatrist in Cambridge and was then professor of psychiatry in Glasgow. He has been a senior investigator with FIDMAG since 2008. His research focuses on the neuropsychology of schizophrenia and its relationship to symptoms and brain function. He has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and is the author of a book on schizophrenia (currently in its 2nd edition).
He is also, with a linguist, Tomasina Oh, the co-author of a book on disordered speech in schizophrenia. In 2018 he published Delusions: Understanding the Un-understandable. Until 2019 he was also a principal investigator in the CIBERSAM Spanish mental health research network.
Phone: (+34) 93.548.01.05
Medical license number: 43016 (Col·legi de Metges de Barcelona)
Publications: PubMed publications