Lukas Pezawas is heading a psychiatric research group at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, since 2005 as principal investigator. Further information regarding his research can be found here.
Lukas Pezawas conducted research in the field of genetics, neuroimaging and psychopharmacology in the context of affective disorders resulting in many publications and is the author of several standard papers in the field. He subserved as principal investigator of many grant-funded research projects, is editor or member of the editorial board of several scientific journals, and is frequently requested as referee of scientific journals or funding agencies. Dr. Pezawas has been awarded several prestigious scientific awards. He has tremendous research experience mainly originating from his years at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, USA and his sabbatical as Visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine in Stanford, USA.