ALESSANDRO SERRETTI

Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Viale Carlo Pepoli 5, 40123 Bologna, Italy. Email: alessandro.serretti@unibo.it. Date of birth: July 29, 1966.

Education
1991                Degree in Medicine (mark 110/110 with honors), Catholic University, Rome, Italy.
1996                Specialization in Psychiatry (mark 70/70 with honors) Milan University.

Positions and Employment
1991-94          Medical Assistant - Research Fellow, Psychiatry Department, Catholic University, Rome.
1994-1996      Medical Assistant - Research Fellow, Psychiatry Department, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy.
1997-2000      Registrar, Psychiatry Department, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy.
2000-2006      Director of the Unit of Genetics in Mood Disorders, Psychiatry Department, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy.
1999-present   Lecturer at The European Certificate in Anxiety and Mood Disorders
2001-present   Temporary Associate professor at Vita-Salute University, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy.
2006-present   Associate professor, tenured, Psychiatry Department, Bologna University, Bologna, Italy.

Students supervised

7 biologists, 4 psychologists, 2 medical doctors.

Honors, Awards

Winner of the 2000 National Prize by the Società Italiana di Psicopatologia for the study "Effect of reboxetine augmentation in SSRI resistant patients". Human Psychopharmacology 2000. 15, 143-145.
Winner of the 2001 National Prize by the Società Italiana di Psicopatologia for the study "Dopamine receptor D2 ser/cys 311 variant is associated with delusion and disorganization symptomatology in major psychoses". Mol Psychiatry 5:270-274.
Winner of the 2001 National Prize PRISMA “Premio Italiano Sanofi-Synthelabo Miglior Articolo di ricerca - La dopamina in psichiatria” for the study "Influenza dei geni codificanti per i Recettori Dopaminergici D2, D3 e D4 nella psicopatologia delle Psicosi Maggiori".

Editorial Activity
Reviewers for 28 international journals, of which 10 as member of the editorial board. Reviewer for 7 international funding agencies.

Funding
Principal investigator in 4 national and international funded projects:

Publications

Author of more than 170 peer reviewed papers in the field of Mood disorders, Schizophrenia, Genetics of Major Psychoses, Therapy and Psychopathology.