Dr Frederick Sundram

PhD; MSc; MA; FRCPsych(UK); MB BCh BAO; BMedSc

Biography

I am currently a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Psychological Medicine at the University of Auckland and a Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist at North Shore Hospital. I was a research fellow at the Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland where I completed my PhD in Neuroimaging. I have also completed a Masters in Healthcare Management from the Institute of Public Administration, Dublin and more recently, a Masters in Healthcare Informatics. My research interests include neuroimaging, neurodevelopmental disorders, suicide, epilepsy, psychosis, medically unexplained physical symptoms, healthcare informatics and psychopathy.

Areas of expertise

Neuroimaging

Magnetic Resonance Imaging methods

Liaison Psychiatry

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Searchfield, G. D., Spiegel, D. P., Poppe, T. N. E. R., Durai, M., Jensen, M., Kobayashi, K., ... Sundram, F. (2020). A proof-of-concept study comparing tinnitus and neural connectivity changes following multisensory perceptual training with and without a low-dose of fluoxetine. The International journal of neuroscience, 1-12. 10.1080/00207454.2020.1746310
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Kei Kobayashi, Grant Searchfield, Benjamin Thompson
  • McMillan, R., Sumner, R., Forsyth, A., Campbell, D., Malpas, G., Maxwell, E., ... Sundram, F. (2020). Simultaneous EEG/fMRI recorded during ketamine infusion in patients with major depressive disorder. Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry, 9910.1016/j.pnpbp.2019.109838
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Rachael Sumner, Rhys Ponton, Suresh Muthukumaraswamy, Anna Forsyth
  • Hopkins, J., Cullum, S., & Sundram, F. (2020). The state of play - the first national survey of consultation-liaison psychiatry services in New Zealand. Australasian psychiatry : bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists10.1177/1039856220908174
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Sarah Cullum
  • Chen, J. C. C., Sumner, R. L., Krishnamurthy Naga, V., Hoeh, N., Ayeni, H. A., Singh, V., ... Muthukumaraswamy, S. (2020). A randomised, double-blind, active placebo-controlled, parallel groups, dose-response study of scopolamine hydrobromide (4-6 μg/kg) in patients with major depressive disorder. Trials, 21 (1)10.1186/s13063-020-4089-6
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50216
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Joseph Chen, Rachael Sumner, Nicholas Hoeh, Suresh Muthukumaraswamy
  • Hopkins, J., Sundram, F., & Cullum, S. (2020). The multi-dimensional matrix for consultation-liaison psychiatry (mMAX-LP). Australasian psychiatry : bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 28 (1), 66-74. 10.1177/1039856219875069
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/49124
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Sarah Cullum
  • Searchfield, G. D., Poppe, T. N. E. R., Durai, M., Jensen, M., Kennedy, M. A., Maggo, S., ... Shekhawat, G. S. (2020). A proof-of-principle study of the short-term effects of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) on tinnitus and neural connectivity. The International journal of neuroscience, 1-12. 10.1080/00207454.2019.1702544
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Grant Searchfield, Kim Wise
  • Vara, A., Young, G., Douglass, A., Sundram, F., Henning, M., & Cheung, G. (2020). General practitioners and decision-making capacity assessment: the experiences and educational needs of New Zealand general practitioners. Family Practice, online first10.1093/fampra/cmaa022
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50348
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Marcus Henning, Alisha Vara
  • Sumner, R. L., McMillan, R., Spriggs, M. J., Campbell, D., Malpas, G., Maxwell, E., ... Kirk, I. J. (2020). Ketamine Enhances Visual Sensory Evoked Potential Long-term Potentiation in Patients With Major Depressive Disorder. Biological psychiatry. Cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging, 5 (1), 45-55. 10.1016/j.bpsc.2019.07.002
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/48823
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Rebecca McMillan, Rachael Sumner, Suresh Muthukumaraswamy, Ian Kirk, Rhys Ponton

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Correct Location:
AUCKLAND HOSPITAL
Level 12, Room 599-12.003
PARK ROAD
Auckland 1023
GRAFTON
New Zealand

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M&HS BUILDING 507 - Bldg 507
Level 3, Room 3031
28 PARK AVE
GRAFTON
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand

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