Laura Nussbaum is a Professor Habil, MD, PhD and Senior Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. She is Head of  Discipline – Department of Neurosciences, “Victor Babes” the University of Medicine and Head of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry University Clinic Timisoara, Romania. She is President/ Journal Chief Editor of the National Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Neurology (

Her main research interests are neuropsychopharmacology, pharmacogenetics, cross-cultural psychiatry, developmental psychopathology, psychotic disorders, bipolar disorders, depressive disorders, vulnerable children, offspring of parents with mental illness, epilepsy, and neuroimaging. Her primary clinical expertise is in diagnosing and treating psychiatric disorders. She is involved in several international and national research projects. She is also a member of the ICMH-SG.

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