PD Dr med Mazda Adli


Fliedner Klinik Berlin, Germany

After studying medicine in Bonn, Vienna and Paris and his doctoral thesis at the Department of Neurology in Vienna, Mazda Adli startet his residency at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the Freie Universität Berlin. After receiving his board certificate as a psychiatrist and psychotherapist in 2004 Mazda Adli was appointed as a senior physician at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charité Mitte. In 2006 he became Deputy Director of the Mood Disorders Research Group. In 2010 he received his venia legendi for psychiatry and psychotherapy by the Dean of the Charité ¿ Universitätsmedizin Berlin. Mazda Adli has dedicated his research and personal engagement on development and treatment of mood disorders. His special area of interest are strategies to overcome treatment-resistant depression and bipolar disorder. Another area of interest is the investigation of factors which modulate individual stress vulnerability. His aim is to develop effective prevention strategies for stress-related diseases. In 2008 he founded a scientific network of psychiatric hospitals in the larger Berlin region which unifies the academic and non-academic sector to the “Berlin Research Network on Depression” (www.wissenschaftsnetz-depression.de). In 2009 Mazda Adli initiated the annually held World Health Summit at the Charité as Executive Director. Under the patronage of the German Federal Chancellor and the French President the World Health Summit convenes thought leaders and decision makers from academia, the industries, NGOs and governments.



Stress and the City

Mental Health and Urbanisation

PD Dr med Mazda Adli | Fliedner Klinik Berlin, Germany