Biographical Sketch


MD, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
Residency, Psychiatry: Policlinico Gemelli, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
Internship, Psychiatry: University of Lausanne, Switzerland
PhD, Neuroscience: University of Cagliari, Italy
Post-doc: Dept. Psychiatry, McGill University, Canada
Post-doc: Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Canada


Positions and Honors

2021-2025 Elected Secretary, International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP)
2020-2024 Director of Research, Dept. Psychiatry MUHC
2018- Full Professor (tenured)
2018- Councilor, International Collegium Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP)
2018- Member Education and Training Committee, American college of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP)
2017- CME/CPD Co-Director, Department Psychiatry, McGill University
2010-2014 Co-leader, Mental Illness and Addiction
2010-2016 Member Space Committee, Ludmer Research and Training Building
2008- Psychiatrist, MUHC, Montréal, Canada (Active member)
2008-2018 Associate Professor, McGill University, Montréal, Canada (Tenure-Track: 2016, Fast-track tenure: 2017)
2007-2008 Psychiatrist, “L. H. Lafontaine Hospital”, Montreal, Canada
2002-2007 Psychiatrist, “Institut Philippe Pinel de Montreal”, Montreal, Canada
2002-2008 Assistant Professor, Dept of Psychiatry, Univ. de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
2002-2008 Adjunct Professor, Dept of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
2000-2001 Postdoctoral Fellow, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (Dr M. Avoli)
1998-2000 Postdoctoral Fellow, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (Dr P. Blier)
1995-1998, PhD Fellow, Dept. of Neuroscience, Cagliari, Italy (Prof. G. Gessa)
1991-1995, Resident in Psychiatry, Policlinics “ A. Gemelli”, Rome, Italy


Other Experience and Professional Memberships

European Union (EU) (2013): Grant Reviewer. ERA-NET NEURON: Joint Call on "Mental Disorders”
CIHR (2013): Canadian government. Invited Reviewer, PT
CIHR (2012): Canadian government. Invited Reviewer, BSB

Research Ethics Committee, Lafontaine Hospital, Montreal (2007-2009)
Ministry of Health (2010-): Italian government. Health Research Projects Reviewer
MIUR (2008-): Italian government. PRIN Grant Reviewer
IWT (2008-): Flanders (Belgium) government. Grant Reviewer
MRC (2008-): Great Britain government. Grant reviewer
CIHR (2002-2005): Canadian government. External reviewer
FRQS (2002-2005): Quebec government. Internal reviewer for post-doctoral fellowships

2014 - American College Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP)
2012 - Sleep research society
2010 - American Psychiatry Association
2009 - Canadian Sleep Society
2007 - International Cannabinoid Research Society
2007 - Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology
2001 - Collège des Médecins du Québec (College of Physicians and Surgeons, Québec, Canada)
1998 - Society for Neuroscience
1991 - Ordine dei medici (College of Physicians and Surgeons, Italy)



Dr. Gobbi at conference



2020 Principal's prize for public engagement through media, McGill University
2017 Dr. Samarthji Lal Award, Graham Boeckh Foundation
2015 Venezia prize, Italian Chamber of Commerce of Canada
2014 Medal for Merit, city of Osimo
2012 Young investigator award, canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CCNP)
2011-2015 FRSQ (Quebec Gov), Senior Research Scholarship
2007-2010 FRSQ (Quebec Gov), Junior II Research Scholarship
2005-2006 CPRF (Canadian Psychiatric Research Foundation) Award for young investigator
2002-2006 FRSQ (Quebec Gov), Junior I Research Scholarship
2001-2003 CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) Postdoctoral Fellowship
1999-2001 CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) Postdoctoral Fellowship
1999 Award for the best paper presented by a young researcher, World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry
1998 Wyeth-Ayerst Canada Fellowship
1998-1999 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Victoria Hospital Research Institute, Montreal, Canada
1991-1995 Resident Fellowship (Ministry of University and Scientific Research, Italy)
1995-2000 Doctoral Fellowship (Ministry of University and Scientific Research, Italy)













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