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Dr. Stefano Pallanti

Curriculum Vitae

All of the work that Dr. Stefano Pallanti pursues originates from a sincere passion to offer the best therapeutic option for each person’s recovery and from Dr. Pallanti’s everlasting aspiration to disentagle complex and difficult cases.

On this page, you can find Dr. Pallanti's full Curriculum Vitae, as well as detailed information about his academic and professional career.

Titles and Roles Fulfilled

Dr. Stefano Pallanti is a Physician-Neuroscientist applying cutting-edge neuroscience discoveries to clinical work covering a broad area of neuro-psychiatry and is considered a world expert on transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and neuromodulation treatments. He served as a member of founders and board of directors of the Clinical TMS Society.

He is a Professor of Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine (New York, USA) and at Imperial College London (London, UK). 

Previously, Dr. Pallanti held the position of Professor of Psychiatry and TMS Consultant at Stanford University (California, USA) and was the Founder and Director of the Strategic Center of Excellence of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York, USA).

He is a Faculty of the Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy, of the Training School at Clare College (Cambridge University), and the University of Pisa.  He is a NIMH grant co-PI in Theta Burst Stimulation of pathological gamblers.

Dr. Pallanti serves on many distinguished boards and advisory councils, including the European Commission for Depression Treatments, the World Health Organization as an expert on Anxiety, European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, International Center for Autism Research and Education, International College of Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders, and American Psychiatric Association for the forth and the fifth editions of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV; DSM-5).

He is a member of the World Health Organization funded COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition’s Ethics Working Group, the Good Clinical Practice Alliance – Europe (GCPA).

He is Editor of Archive of Behavioral Addiction, Deputy Editor of CNS Spectrums, where he is also a columnist

Dr. Pallanti is the author of more than 400 peer-reviewed scientific publications, 15 books, and four psychiatry manuals including Clinical Manual for Treatment of Schizophrenia published by American Psychiatric Publishing. His H-Index is 67 as of January 2024.

Dr. Pallanti's Curriculum Vitae

Professional Memberships

2011 - Present

Member of the ECNP Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders Network.

2013 - Present

Fellow of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.

2013 - Present

Member of the New York Psychiatric Society (NY, USA).

2014 - Present

International Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

2017 - Present

Member of the PANDAS Physicians Network.

2020 - Present

Member of the International Neuroethics Society.

Services to professional organizations

1994 - Present

International Advisory Board Member, APA for DSM-5 and DSM-5-TR.

1999 - Present

Member of the Steering Committee, International OCD Consortium.

2002 - Present

Member of Board of Directors, International Master in Affective Neuroscience, Universities of Maastricht and Florence.

2004 - Present

Board Member, International College of Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Disorders (ICOCS, UK).

2004 - Present

Scientific Advisory Panel Member for Anxiety and Anxiolytics Session, European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP).

2005 - Present

Member of International Advisory Board, American Psychiatric Association (APA) for DSM-5 (Chair D.J. Kupfer).

2005 - 2007

Member of the OCD spectrum workgroup Impulse Control Disorders Taskforce and International Advisory Board, American Psychiatric Association (APA) for DSM-5 (Chair D.J. Kupfer).

2009 - Present

Member of the Advisory Council, ICare4Autism (International Center for Autism Research and Education), (New York, USA).

2011 - 2014

Member of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Educational Committee.

2011 - Present

Member of the ECNP Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders Network.

2013 - 2017

Member of the Board of Directors, Clinical TMS Society (Greenwich, CT).

2014 - Present

World Health Organization (WHO) Expert in Anxiety.

2015 - Present

Member of the Board of World Psychiatric Association, Anxiety Section.

2016 - 2019

Executive Committee Member, European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.

2017 - Present

Ambassador, European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP).

2018 - Present

Chair of TMS Network, European College of Neuropsychopharmacology.

2018 - Present

Board Member, European Research Area Networks NEURON (ERA-NET NEURON).

2019 – Present

Chair od Neuromodulation Network, European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP).

2020 – Present

International Expert, German Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy (DGKJPP).

2020 – Present

Board Member, The European Commission consensus initiative on Depression and its treatment (EU-PEARL).

2021 – Present

Member, COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition’s Ethics Working Group (funded by WHO) and of the Good Clinical Practice Alliance (GCPA).

Community Service

September 2000

Technical and Scientific Medical Consultant for the Italian Ministry of University and Scientific Research and Technology.

2000 ― Present

"Forteto” Litigation case Consultant

2000 ― Present

Servants of the Holy Paraclete Consultant

2012 ― Present

Technical Consultant for the Avvocatura dello Stato (Italian Republic State Advocacy).

2013 ― Present

Technical and Medical Consultant for the Compagnia Carabinieri (Italian Armed Military Police Force).

Member of Grant Review Committees


Member of Research Funding Evaluation Committee, UK General Medical Research Council.

2011 - Present

Member of the Board of Research Funding Evaluation Committee SAMENTA, Agence Nationale de la Recherche (Paris, France).


Member of the Expert Review Board, The ERA-NET scheme of the European Commission "Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research" (NEURON) for its funding initiative "European Research Projects on Mental Disorders".

2018 - Present

Member of the Spark Evaluation Committee, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).


Specialist Evaluating Committee Member, National Research Foundation (NRF ― South Africa).


Board of Reviewers, Catalan biomedical research funding programme "La Marató de TV3", Agency for Health Quality and Assessment of Catalonia (Spain).


Specialist Evaluating Committee Member, the National Research Foundation (NRF ― South Africa).