Scientific and Ethical Advisory Board and External Ethics Advisor (EEA)

The SEAB is a consultative body which is formed to ensure and improve the scientific performance and the quality of results of TACTICS. The members of the SEAB will be invited as needed to the annual General Assembly meetings to monitor the progress of work, to assess the scientific quality and to give feedback to the consortium members, but without a right to vote. The SEAB will also consider and mention any ethical issues which might require (stronger) attention in their feedback.

Four renowned experts from the relevant scientific fields of TACTICS have agreed to be part of the Scientific and Ethical Advisory Board.

  • Stephen V. Faraone, Ph.D., Professor – SUNY Upstate Medical University, Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience & Physiology, Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Research, USA
  • Francisco Xavier Castellanos, M.D., Professor – NYU Child Study Center, Brooke and Daniel Neidich Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Dir Rsch Green Cohen Inst Prevent Sci, Departments of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Child & Adol Psy), Radiology (Administration) and Physiology and Neuroscience (Phys/Neuro), USA
  • Peter Kalivas, Ph.D., Professor – Co-Chair, Faculty of Neuroscience, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
  • Scott Rauch, M.D., Professor – Department of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA.

Additionally, TACTICS receives advice from an external Ethics Advisor, Dr. Ulrike Schulze (University of Ulm, Germany).

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TACTICS has assembled a strong multidisciplinary team of preclinical and clinical top researchers.

To facilitate the organisation and management, the project is structured in “Work Packages” which together comprise the project.