Evgeny Krupitsky, MD, Phd

Chief of the Department of Addictions at St.Petersburg V.M.Bekhterev Psychoneurological Research Institute
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  • Psychiatry

Prof. Evgeny Krupitsky, MD, PhD, is a Vice Director for Research and a Chief of the Department of Addictions at V.M. Bekhterev National Medical Research Center of Psychiatry and Neurology in St.-Petersburg, and a Chief of the Laboratory of Clinical Psychopharmacology of Addictions at St. Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University, Russia. Since 2006 he also holds a position of Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania. Major focus of his research is pharmacotherapy of drug and alcohol dependence. Dr. Krupitsky received several national and international awards including European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Fellowship Award (1997), Heffter Research Institute Award for Outstanding Research in Hallucinogens (2000), National Institute Drug Abuse of National Institute of Health (USA) Award for Excellence in International Leadership (2010), and Galen Prize (Russia) (2016). He published a lot in the international peer reviewed psychiatric journals (including Am. J. Psychiatry, The Lancet, and World Psychiatry) and was a Co-PI at many NIDA and NIAAA research grants together with the US researchers from the University of Pennsylvania (Department of Psychiatry), Boston University Medical Center, University of California at San Diego, and others.

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