Philip Gorwood Professor Philip GORWOOD

Course and current status

Professor Gorwood studied medicine from 1982-1988, and specialised in psychiatry in 1988. He is currently full Professor of Psychiatry at Sainte-Anne Hospital and Head of the CMME department [Clinique des Maladies Mentales et de L’Encéphale, with 60 beds], teaching at the Paris-Descartes University. He is also Head of one team research at INSERM (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche MEdical) research unit 894 (Center of Psychiatry and Neuroscience) devoted to genetic vulnerability of psychiatric and addictive disorders. 

Professor Gorwood has published over 240 scientific articles (h-index=50) and 24 book chapters. He has served on 16 editorial boards for journals in psychiatry, neuroscience and genetics, and is editor-in-chief of the journal European Psychiatry (IF=3.9).

He is president-elect (2017-2018) of the European Psychiatric Association, becoming president in 2019-2020. He joined the scientific advisory (SAB) board of the ECNP in 2009. 

Scientific summary

Key publications:

Gorwood P et al. Molecular Psychiatry 2002, 7: 90-94;

Gorwood P et al American Journal of Psychiatry 1996, 153: 1173-1177 and 1995, 152: 208-212;

Gorwood P et al. Biological psychiatry 2003, 53: 85-92 and 2000, 48(4): 259-264.

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