Department of Economics and Business Economics

Jean-Christophe Philippe Debost


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Jean-Christophe Philippe Debost


  • Department of Economics and Business Economics
  • Department of Economics and Business Economics
Postal address:
Fuglesangs Allé 4
Aarhus V
Postal address:
Fuglesangs Allé 4
2640, 221
Aarhus V


Mobile: +4551372371


Childhood infections and schizophrenia: the impact of parental SES and mental illness, and childhood adversities

Debost, J-C., Larsen, J. T., Munk-Olsen, T., Mortensen, P. B., Agerbo, E. & Petersen, L. V., Oct 2019, In : Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 81, p. 341-347 7 p.

Paternal-age-related de novo mutations and risk for five disorders

Taylor, J. L., Debost, J-C. P. G., Morton, S. U., Wigdor, E. M., Heyne, H. O., Lal, D., Howrigan, D. P., Bloemendal, A., Larsen, J. T., Kosmicki, J. A., Weiner, D. J., Homsy, J., Seidman, J. G., Seidman, C. E., Agerbo, E., McGrath, J. J., Mortensen, P. B., Petersen, L., Daly, M. J. & Robinson, E. B., 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1, 3043.

Polygenic Risk Scores, School Achievement, and Risk for Schizophrenia: A Danish Population-Based Study

Sørensen, H. J., Debost, J-C., Agerbo, E., Benros, M. E., McGrath, J. J., Mortensen, P. B., Ranning, A., Hjorthøj, C., Mors, O., Nordentoft, M. & Petersen, L., 2018, In : Biological Psychiatry. 84, 9, p. 684-691 8 p.

Prescription drug use in pregnancy and variations according to prior psychiatric history

Ingstrup, K. G., Liu, X., Gasse, C., Debost, J-C. P. & Munk-Olsen, T., 2018, In : Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 27, 1, p. 105–113

COMT Val158Met and MTHFR C677T moderate risk of schizophrenia in response to childhood adversity

Debost, J-C., Debost, M., Grove, J., Mors, O., Hougaard, D. M., Børglum, A. D., Mortensen, P. B. & Petersen, L., 29 May 2017, In : Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 136, 1, p. 85-95

Joint Effects of Exposure to Prenatal Infection and Peripubertal Psychological Trauma in Schizophrenia

Debost, J-C. P. G., Larsen, J. T., Munk-Olsen, T., Mortensen, P. B., Meyer, U. & Petersen, L., 2017, In : Schizophrenia Bulletin. 43, 1, p. 171-179 9 p.

Investigating interactions between early life stress and two single nucleotide polymorphisms in HSD11B2 on the risk of schizophrenia

Debost, J-C., Petersen, L., Grove, J., Khashan, A., Henriksen, T., Mors, O., Hollegaard, M., Hougaard, D., Nyegaard, M., Børglum, A. & Mortensen, P. B., 11 Jun 2015, In : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 60, p. 18-27 10 p.

Subcutaneous immunoglobulin in responders to intravenous therapy with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy

Markvardsen, L. H., Debost, J-C. P., Harbo, T., Sindrup, S. H., Andersen, H., Christiansen, I., Otto, M., Olsen, N. K., Lassen, L. L., Jakobsen, J. K. & The Danish CIDP and MMN Study Group, 2013, In : European Journal of Neurology. 20, 5, p. 836-842 7 p.


2018Ph.D. in Neuroscience at Aarhus University
2014Masters degree in medicine from Aarhus University

Clinical experience

2019Resident in Psychiatry in Videreuddannelsesregion Nord
2017Introductory position in psychiatry at Department P, Aarhus University Hospital, Risskov
2015Three months internship as general practitioner in Hammerfest, Norway
2014 - 2015Resident at the Emergency Ward, Horsens Regional Hospital, Denmark
2011Six months internship at the Department P, Aarhus University Hospital Risskov, Denmark

Professional Activities

2018Appointed as educational coordinating younger doctor at Department P, Aarhus University Hospital, Risskov
2017Two months exchange at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Boston, MA - as part of Elise Robinson's group
2015 - 2017Teaching the course "Epidemiology and Biostatistics" for third year medical students at the Faculty of Health, Aarhus University, Denmark

Grants and awards

2018-2019Recieved grant from Independent Research Council Denmark; DI - 8020-00013B
2013Awarded a travel grant by the European Teratology Society
2012Awarded a two-year scholarship stipend by the Faculty of Health, Aarhus University, Denmark
2012Awarded a one-year scholarship stipend by the Lundbeck Foundation


2017Advanced programming experience in: Python, R and Stata
PrensentFluent in writing and speech in; Danish, French and English. At intermediate level: Bosnian and German.