Dr Alex Kwong

Research Fellow


Alex Kwong is a Research Fellow at the Division of Psychiatry, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences.

Dr Kwong completed his PhD in Advanced Quantitative Methods at the University of Bristol in 2019. He joined Psychiatry as a Research Fellow shortly after, working under Professor Andrew McIntosh.


PhD in Advanced Quantitative Methods - University of Bristol (2019)

MSc by Research - University of Bristol (2015)

BA (Hons) - University of Reading (2013)

Open to PhD supervision enquiries?


Current PhD students supervised

Melisa Chuong (UoE)

Melissa Lewins (UoE)

Research summary

Dr Kwong is interested in the genetic and environmental risk factors that underlie depression and how it changes across development. He uses a number of methods including: growth curve analysis, genetic analysis and longitudinal analysis.

Current research interests

Genetic and environmental risk factors for depression. Risk factors for change in adolescent depression. Intergenerational transmission of depression.