Dr Celso Arango, MD, PhD, is currently Chair of the Child and Adolescent Department of Psychiatry at Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Complutense University in Madrid, Spain, as well as Director of the Gregorio Marañón Psychiatric and Mental Health Institute, Professor of Psychiatry at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center of the University of Maryland in Baltimore, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF in San Francisco, Visiting Professor of Psychiatry at Kings College London, and Tenured Full Professor at Complutense University in Madrid.
He has been past President of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, has served on many executive committees of international societies and is currently president of the Spanish Psychiatry Society since 2019.
Dr Arango leads one of the few research groups in the world focusing on early onset psychosis. He has also headed one of the world’s foremost groups assessing side effects of antipsychotics in children and adolescents and has advanced the field of pediatric psychopharmacology, especially with respect to psychotic disorders.
Currently, Dr Arango’s major research interests include the neurobiology of early-onset and first-episode psychoses and neurodevelopmental psychopharmacology. He has written more than 500 peer-reviewed articles and nine books, and is on the editorial board for 12 high impact journals. He has received more than 20 awards for his work.
EM-53628 - Date of preparation: February 2021