During a period of 5 year, Youth GEMS will conduct transdiagnostic research to genetic and epigenetic factors that influence mental health amongst youth.


The overarching aims of Youth-GEMs are to early identify and use of interventions to stimulate wellness of youth exposed to traumatic events.


The national engagement network consisting of youth with lived experience expertise, the establishment of instruments and tools.


01 June 2022 - 01 June 2026


Participatory action research with youth in combination with neurobiological and clinical studies are part of the approach.

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Simona Karbouniaris | Researcher | Participation, Care and Support

Simona Karbouniaris

  • Researcher
  • Research group: Participation, Care and Support