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Gordana D. Vitaliano, MD, PhD

Gordana D. Vitaliano, MD, PhD

McLean Hospital Title:
  • Director, Brain Imaging Nanotechnology Group
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Biography:

Gordana D. Vitaliano, MD, PhD, is the director of the Brain Imaging Nanotechnology Group, a psychiatrist in the Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory and the medical director of the Developmental Biopsychiatry Research Program at McLean Hospital. Dr. Vitaliano’s research is focused on designing nanotechnology, biomolecular nanorobots, nanolasers, biosensors, molecular imaging tools, and drug delivery systems that can efficiently cross the blood brain barrier, and diagnose and treat neuropsychiatric disorders better than existing biotechnologies. Her clinical and research work has led to grant funding from the National Institute of Drug Abuse, National Institute of Mental Health, NARSAD, the Sidney R. Baer Jr. and Taplin Foundations, and four issued and 12 pending patents.

Dr. Vitaliano served as an expert in nanomedicine on the President’s Innovation and Technology Advisory Committee (The White House), has contributed to the Dutch Committee, NIH review panels, and has been an invited speaker at NIDA, ACNP, NARSAD, NSF, IBM and DOD conferences.

Publications:

Stanojevic G, ed.(translation) Handbook of hypnosis (vol. 1): Hypnosis in medicine. Belgrade: Medical Book Public, 1989. [in Serbian]

Stanojevic G, ed. (translation: German to Serbo-Croatian The Luscher Color Test. Belgrade: Aquarius, 1989.

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Education & Training:

Degrees:
  • 1985 MD, Belgrade University Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • 1990 MS in Neuropsychology, Belgrade University Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • 2016 PhD in Neuroscience and Bioengineering, Belgrade University, Serbia
Residency:
  • 1988-1991 Resident in Psychiatry, Clinical Medical Center, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • 2002-2006 Resident in Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine, Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center
  • 2005-2006 Chief Resident in Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine, Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center
Fellowship:
  • 1986-1987 Clinical Fellow, Vienna University, Vienna, Austria
  • 1987-1988 National Academy of Sciences and Arts Fellow, Clinical Medical Center, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • 1991-1993 National Institutes of Health Fogarty Fellow, Boston University
Board Certifications:
  • 1987 Medical License, National Board of Medical Examiners, Yugoslavia
  • 1991 Diplomate in Psychiatry, National Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Yugoslavia
  • 2006 Medical License, Board of Registration in Medicine, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 2007 Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Contact:

Email:


Phone:

617.855.2957


Office Address:

Belmont campus - McLean Imaging Center, Room 148