Wouter Peyrot is psychiatrist and statistical genetics researcher at the Department of Psychiatry of Amsterdam UMC, and the Department of Complex Trait Genetics at VU University. He has a background in medicine and mathematics, and led various international projects to study the interplay between genetic effects and stress in depression. Following his PhD (cum laude) in 2017, he was awarded with a Rubicon and Veni grant, and worked as postdoc in statistical genetics at Harvard University in America. He recently founded Genetic Network Amsterdam (geneticsnetworkamsterdam.org), and works two days a week as psychiatrist at the acute mental health care services (‘crisisdienst’).

Wouter Peyrot

Assistant Professor,
Amsterdam UMC

Portrait photo of Wouter Peyrot