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Eduard Vieta

Professor Eduard Vieta is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Bipolar Disorders Program of the Hospital Clinic at the University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. He also serves as Director of Research at the Clinical Institute of Neuroscience at the same institution. Professor Vieta’s research focuses on the neurobiology and treatment of bipolar disorder. His programme has been at the forefront of research in the area of novel treatments, both pharmacological and psychological, including atypical antipsychotics, antiepileptic drugs, novel compounds, and psychoeducation. Since 2001, his research programme has been funded by the Stanley Medical Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and he currently leads the Bipolar Research Program at the Spanish Research Network on Mental Disorders. He has made significant contributions to many of the published bipolar disorder treatment guidelines, and has authored more than 200 original articles, 56 book chapters and 30 books on bipolar disorder. He sits on the editorial board of 15 international scientific journals and reviews articles for more than 20 others. Among several international awards, he received the Aristotle award in 2005 and the Mogens Shou award for bipolar disorder research in 2007.



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