Renato Polimanti

Renato Polimanti

PhD, MSc
Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Renato Polimanti, PhD, MSc
Renato Polimanti


Human geneticist with a focus on biological psychiatry, human evolution, statistical genetics, and computational biology.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Rome "Tor Vergata" (2013)
  • MSc
    University of Rome "Tor Vergata" (2009)
  • BSc
    University of Rome "Tor Vergata" (2008)
  • Postdoctorate
    Yale University School of Medicine

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Global ASPIRE GrantPfizer inc.2018
Young Investigator AwardGenes2018
Startup Challenge AwardNational Institute on Drug Abuse2018
Young Investigator GrantAmerican Foundation for Suicide Prevention2017
Explorer GrantSimons Foundation Autism Research Initiative2017
Early-Career Investigator Travel AwardInternational Society of Psychiatric Genetics2016
Academic GrantuBiome (Biotechnology Company)2016
Junior Scientist Travel AwardInternational Journal of Molecular Sciences2016
Early-Career Investigator Travel AwardSociety of Biological Psychiatry2016
NARSAD Young Investigator GrantBrain & Behavior Research Foundation2015

Professional Service

The Wellcome Trust/DBT India AllianceReviewer2019 - Present
PLOS OneAcademic Editor2018 - Present
Center for Scientific ReviewEarly Career Reviewer2018 - Present
Israel Science FoundationGrant Reviewer2018 - Present
Defense Medical Research and Development ProgramGrant Reviewer2018
Alzheimer’s AssociationReviewer2018 - Present
Molecular NeuropsychiatryEditorial Board Member2017 - Present
Israeli Minister of Science, Technology and SpaceGrant Reviewer2017
Estonian Research CouncilGrant Reviewer2016
International Journal of Alzheimer’s diseaseGuest Editor2013
Journal of Alzheimer’s diseaseAssociate Editor2012
More than 40 international journals including Addiction; Addiction Biology; Amyloid; Autism Research; Bioinformatics; Biological Psychiatry; Clinical Genetics; Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics; Circulation; Circulation Research; Lancet Psychiatry; Molecular Psychiatry; Neuropsychopharmacology; Psychoneuroendocrinology; Scientific Reports.Ad-Hoc Reviewer2012 - Present

Departments & Organizations