Philip McGuire is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford. He leads the Bioresource at NIHR Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre and co-leads the Precision Psychiatry theme. He is Associate Director for Research & Development at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and a Principal Investigator at the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging.

He studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh, neuroscience at Yale University and trained as a psychiatrist at the Maudsley Hospital in London. He was formerly an academic psychiatrist at the Institute of Psychiatry and the MRC Cyclotron Unit in London.

His research aims to understand the mechanisms underlying psychiatric disorders to inform the development of new treatments. He has published over 800 scientific papers and is a Highly Cited Researcher. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and the European Psychiatric Association.