Samuele Cortese was born in Verona (Italy) in 1974. He received his Medical degree magna cum laude at the University of Verona (Italy) in 1999. He then completed his residency program in child and adolescent neuropsychiatry (2004) as well as his Ph.D. degree in biomedicine (2009) at the University of Verona. He worked as Chief Resident Assistant in the Child Psychiatry Unit at the Robert Debre’ Hospital in Paris (France) (2005-2008) and as Attending in the Child Psychiatry Unit of the University Hospital in Tours (France) (2009-2010). Following the obtention of the prestigious grant from the European Commission Marie Curie Actions for Career Development , Dr. Cortese currently works as Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Pediatric Neuroscience of the New York University Child Study New Center, NYC, USA, under the mentorship of Professor F. Xavier Castellanos. Dr. Cortese’s main research interests focus on the neurobiology of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and on the implementation of evidence-based medicine in child psychiatry. Dr. Cortese is the author/coauthor of 40 publications in several international peer-reviewed journals (first author in 23 publications; total impact factor: 130; H factor: 9). Since 2009, he is a member of the scientific committee of the European ADHD guidelines group (EUNETHYDIS).
Biography Updated on 8 April 2011