Miguel Bernardo

Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Miguel Bernardo serves as a Psychiatrist. He earned his Ph.D. degree in medicine from the University of Barcelona. He acts as a Senior Consultant of psychiatry at the Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, where he works as the Director of the Clinic Schizophrenia Program (PEC). He became a Full Professor of psychiatry at the University of Barcelona and lectures doctoral programs of medicine and biomedicine. He has directed ten Ph.D. theses and published fifteen books. He authored more than 180 scientific publications with an impact factor greater than 400. He actively participates in numerous national and international scientific activities. He serves as the President-Elect of the Spanish Biological Psychiatry Society. He edits the website http://www.forumclinic.org. His research line in psychiatry is focused on Schizophrenia, particularly in first-episode psychosis, physical health, neuroimaging, genetics, neuropsychology, therapeutics, psychoeducation, and early onset. He leads the Biological Bases of Psychiatric Disorders and Nuclear Psychiatry team and coordinates the Schizophrenia Clinic Group, acknowledged as a Consolidated Research Group. He acts as the Main Investigator at G04 group in Schizophrenia of CIBERSAM http://www.cibersam.es. He is a Member of the Technical Committee for Mental Health Strategy of the Spanish National Health System and serves as an Advisor for the Director Plan for Mental Health of the Government of Catalonia. He advises at the Agencia Española del Medicamento y Productos Sanitarios (AEMPS), the European Medicines Agency (EMEA), the Fondo de Investigación Sanitaria (FIS), and several research agencies. He is member of numerous editorial committees and a referee of the leading scientific journals of his specialty. He has been granted awards from the Institut d’Estudis Catalans, the Biomedic Investigation Award August Pi-Sunyer, and as the Best Schizophrenia Unit of the National Health System.

Biography Updated on 18 December 2011

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