Dr. Goodyer is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist based at Cambridge University pursuing research into the connections between human development and psychopathology. His studies are centered on adolescents in the community as well as current patients. Dr. Goodyer's research programme uses experimental and neuroimaging approaches embedded in longitudinal designs to measure the effects of genes and the social environment, on cognition and brain structures. These methods are used in epidemiological cohort studies of adolescent development. Pragmatic effectiveness randomised controlled trials of treatment for depression and conduct disorders are conducted with a focus on revealing moderators of treatment response and evaluating longer term outcomes.