Alfredo Carlo Altamura

Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

A. Carlo Altamura, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Milan, Italy, and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry , Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico of Milan, Italy. He graduated as Medical Doctor in 1972 at the University of Milan where he completed the Residency School of Psychiatry in 1976. He attended as visiting scientist in different Academic Institutions (University Psychiatry Hospital Aarhus, DK; “Mario Negri Institute” for Pharmacological Research, Milan; Hospital Medical College, London; “Laboratoires d’Etudes et Recherches Synthelabo, Paris; Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio). He has received Scientific Awards from the “European Science Foundation Training Programme in Brain and Behaviour Research” (Strasbourg) and for “Scientific Production and Activities" at the University of Milan. He is Author of more than 450 Scientific Publications in the fields of Psychopharmacology, Biological Psychiatry and Psychogeriatry. He is Member and Councilor of the following Professional Societies: - European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (Executive Committee Member 1998-2002); - Collegium Internationale NeuroPsychopharmachologicum (CINP) (Councilor 2002-2004;Member of the CINP Nominating Committee since 2007); - World Psychiatric Association (Member of the Section of Pharmacotherapy); - World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry(WFSBP); - International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) (Councilor from 2010); - Italian Societies of Psychiatry, Biological Psychiatry, Neuro-Psychopharmacology, Neuroscience and Psychogeriatrics. He is Member of the Editorial Board of several International Scientific Journals including International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, International Clinical Psychopharmacology, Journal of Affective Disorders, The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, International Journal of Psychiatry in

Biography Updated on 1 March 2012

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