Neuroscientist and Psychiatrist
Pietro Pietrini, neuroscientist and psychiatrist, is Full Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Clinical Molecular Biology and, since November 2015, Head of the Scuola IMT Alti Studi of Lucca. He graduated in Medicine and Surgery and specialized in Neurosciences from the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa. For almost thirty years, he has been studying the brain basis of mental functions and normal and pathologic human behaviour, as well as the implications of neuroscientific knowledge on issues such as chargeability and free will. He is authors of several scientific publications and collaborates with the Sunday supplement of Il Sole 24Ore on psychiatry topics.