University of Cagliari
Department of Neuroscience, Centre for Pharmacological therapies in Child & Adolescent Neuropsychiatry,
Neuropsichiatria Infantile –Via Ospedale 119
Institute presentationThe Department of Neuroscience at the University of Cagliari is a leading Italian institution for basic and clinical psychopharmacology research. The Centre for Pharmacological Therapies in Child & Adolescent Neurpsychiatry, headed by Professor Alessandro Zuddas, is specialized in top-level clinical care and research in neuropsychiatric disorders such as ADHD, Conduct Disorder, Schizophrenia, Mood and Autism Spectrum Disorders. The clinical research is embedded in the Unit of Child neuropsychiatry at the Cagliari, University Hospital. Research into clinical phenotypes characterization and efficacy and safety of medication treatment for psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents is the main mission.
The Cagliari child and adolescent neuropsychiatry groups have access to about 700 new child and adolescent patients per year. The clinical and research teams includes a total of 7 child and adolescent psychiatrists, 2 psychologists, 1 post-doc and 10 trainees. The center has inpatient, day hospital and outpatient facilities.