Professor Stephen Wood is Associate Director, Research and also head of the Clinical Translational Neuroscience Research Program at Orygen and the Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne. He holds honorary positions at the School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne and the School of Psychology, University of Birmingham (UK). Prof Wood’s research is focused on identifying neurobiological markers of mental illness, from predictors of poor outcome to markers of treatment response. He is also interested in understanding the way in which normal brain development can affect and be affected by the development of mental illnesses.