Dr Giuseppe Di Giovanni is a Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biochemistry within the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. He is involved in several research projects with European research centres and universities. His research focuses on understanding the pathophysiology of monoaminergic systems in Epilepsy, Depression and Drugs of Addiction using electrophysiological, behavioural and a neurochemical approaches with the aim of finding new treatments. He has published more than 120 peer-reviewed papers and edited 8 books. He is one of the most cited UM authors from all the disciplines.
He is the Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious book series 'The Receptors' by Springer, USA and serves as associate editor in CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics by Wiley. His has served as the Editor in Chief of Xjenza Online, the Journal of the Malta Chamber of Scientists for the last five years.