Dr. Stefano Pallanti is a “Physician-Scientist” who applies cutting-edge neuroscience breakthroughs to clinical work by utilizing clinical activities to formulate research hypotheses. He is a NIMH grant co-PI in Theta Burst Stimulation of pathological gamblers.
Dr. Pallanti holds the position of Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Florence and Director of the Institute for Neurosciences in Italy as well as Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University Medical Center in Stanford, CA, where he works as a TMS Consultant. He has also been Visiting Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, Visiting Professor at Imperial College, London, and Adjunct Associate Professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, where he also served as the Founder and Director of the Strategic Center of Excellence for OCD, Impulsive, and Behavioral Addiction.
Dr. Pallanti is an Executive Committee Member, the Chair of the Neuromodulation Network, and a member of the Scientific Board of the ECNP (European College of Neuropsychopharmacology) and also serves on its Educational Committee. He is the Advisory Council member of the International Center for Autism Research and Education (Icare4autism, New York), an international fellow, and served on the Advisory Board of the American Psychiatric Association for the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, both for the DSM-IV and for the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Spectrum Workgroup for the DSM-V. He is a member of the board of directors of the International College for Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders (ICOCS), a member of the PANDAS Physicians Network and of the International Neuroethics Society.
Since 2014 he has been a board member for the World Health Organization as an expert on anxiety. He served as a member of the board of directors of the Clinical TMS Society from May 2013 to May 2017. He is a member of the New York Society of Psychiatry. In 2019 Dr. Pallanti was appointed to the faculties of both the International Psychopharmacology Course of the Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy and the Training School at Clare College, Cambridge University, UK for the European Network for Problematic Usage of the Internet.
He is particularly active in rTMS, Neuromodulation, Photo-Bio Modulation, and Vagus Nerve Stimulation covering a broad area of Neuropsychiatry. He is Editor of the Archive of Behavioral Addiction, and Deputy Editor of CNS Spectrums, where he is also a columnist. He has published 187 peer-reviewed papers as of April 2020, 12 books, four manuals of Psychiatry. His H index is 55 as of April 2020.