Renato Polimanti, PhD

Assistant Professor

Departments & Organizations

Center for Biomedical Data Science

Faculty Research


Human geneticist with a focus on 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

  • Young Investigator Grant American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (2017)

  • Explorer Grant Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (2017)

  • Early-Career Investigator Travel AwardInternational Society of Psychiatric Genetics (2016)

  • Academic GrantuBiome (Biotechnology Company) (2016)

  • Junior Scientist Travel AwardInternational Journal of Molecular Sciences (2016)

  • Early-Career Investigator Travel AwardSociety of Biological Psychiatry (2016)

  • NARSAD Young Investigator GrantBrain & Behavior Research Foundation (2015)

Professional Service

  • Defense Medical Research and Development Program (2018) Reviewer

  • Molecular Neuropsychiatry (2017 - Present) Editorial Board Member

  • Israeli Minister of Science, Technology and Space (2017) Grant Reviewer

  • Estonian Research Council (2016) Grant Reviewer

  • International Journal of Alzheimer’s disease (2013) Guest Editor

  • Journal of Alzheimer’s disease (2012) Associate Editor

  • Addiction; Addiction Biology; Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research; American Journal of Human Biology; Amyloid; Annals of Human Biology; Behavioral Sciences; Bioinformatics; Autism Research; Biological Psychiatry; BMC Medical Genetics; Clinical Genetics; Clinical Interventions in Aging; Communications Biology; Current Medicinal Chemistry; Drug and Alcohol Dependence; Drug Design, Development and Therapy; Elsevier Book Proposal; Expert Opinion On Pharmacotherapy; Gene; International Journal of Immunogenetics; Journal of Functional Foods; Journal of Medical Biochemistry; Life Sciences; Mathematical Biosciences; MetaGene; Metallomics; Mathematical Biosciences; Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment; Molecular Psychiatry; Neurological Sciences; Neuropsychopharmacology; OncoTargets and Therapy; Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity; Pharmacogenomics; PLOS One; Psychoneuroendocrinology; Scientific Reports; Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management; World Journal of Pediatrics. (2012 - Present) Ad-Hoc Reviewer

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