Dr. Giulio Maria Pasinetti is a professor of Psychiatry and Neurobiology, professor of Neurology and Professor of Geriatrics and Adult Development, in the Department of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York. Dr. Pasinetti graduated from Milan University School of Medicine in 1982 and he received his Ph.D. from the same institution in 1988. Dr. Giulio M.Pasinetti joined the Mount Sinai School of Medicine's faculty in 1996, and has consistently maintained an outstanding record of excellence and exceptional productivity. Dr. Pasinetti is a recipient of several academic awards including the prestigious Zenith and Temple awards from the Alzheimer's Association. Most recently Dr. Pasinetti was awarded 'The Faculty Council Award' (2003) for academic excellence at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and 'The Charles Dana Alliance for Brain Research Award (2003) from Dana Foundation, recognizing productivity and the worldwide leadership in his field of expertise, which further emphasizes Dr. Pasinetti's standing as an academic role model.