Prof. Dr. Malek Bajbouj
Director of the Center for Affective Neuroscience and Director of International Affairs, Charité - University Medicine in Berlin
MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM: "Grand challenges in mental health – From neurobiology to interventions"
Prof. Malek Bajbouj has longstanding expertise in building up mental health care facilities in low and middle-income countries such as Jordan, Northern Iraq, and Vietnam in various joint projects with the BMZ, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, German Ministry of Health, GIZ, EU, and different foundations. Together with an interdisciplinary team has developed various digital tools to overcome mental health care barriers including apps, online training formats, and neuropsychological diagnostics. Focusing on affective disorders, Dr. Bajbouj conducts research and develops interventions for antidepressant treatments.