Member, Clinical and Scientific Advisory Board
Maximillian Deest studied medicine at the Hannover Medical School. Since 2017 he has worked as a resident at the Department of Psychiatry, Social Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at Hannover Medical School where he is a member of the Outpatient Department for Mental Health in Rare Genetic Disorders. He is author of the guide “Mental Health in Prader-Willi syndrome” which was published in cooperation with the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association Germany. He has been a member of the DFG-funded clinical scientist programme PRSCTIS at Hannover Medical School since 2019. His research focuses on mental health in neurodevelopmental disorders with a special interest in psychosis. He has a strong interest in the genetic and epigenetic mechanisms underlying mental disorders.