He received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Chieti, Italy and was a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University, USA. Previously Senior Lecturer of Human Physiology at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Palermo, and Associate Professor at the University of Malta, from 2013 he is Professor of Human Physiology at the Medical School of the University of Malta and from 2018 Honorary Professor at Cardiff University, UK. His research focuses on understanding the pathophysiology of monoaminergic systems using electrophysiological and neurochemical approach. He has published more than 140 peer-reviewed papers, edited 12 books and several special issues of various journals. H-index score (49) and number of citation (more than 7827) (as of January 2022, Source = http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=pJFQfAkAAAAJ). He is the Treasurer of Malta Neuroscience Network and the President of the Mediterranean Neuroscience Society (MNS). He is the Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious Journal of Neuroscience Methods by Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands and the book series "The Receptors" by Springer, USA (http://www.springer.com/series/7668) and serves as associate editor for the CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics by Wiley.
Neurophysiology Lab Research Group Researchers Dr Gabriele Deidda (Postdoc) Ms Amber Schembri (Master Student) Dr Jean Claude Scicluna (MD, PhD Student) Dr Daniel Cassar (MD, PhD Student)
International Grants R&I-2013-014, entitled â€˜Closed-loop Serotonin Optogenetic Stimulation with EEG recording to Suppress Epileptic Seizures: A Therapeutic Device' â‚¬ 150000 PI, GDG (AAT MT and Cardiff UK external partners). 3 years (11/2014- 10/2017) Epilepsy Research UK grant N. P1202 entitled 'Serotonergic modulation of tonic GABA A inhibition: pathophysiological and therapeutic implications for absence seizures'. 3 years 150000Â£ Physiological Society UK. International Senior Research Grant. Dopamanine Neuronal ensemble recordings in freely moving rats. 7000Â£ PON (programmi operativi nazionali), Italy. "Polo Cyberbrain". Consortium (NEUROMED, IEMEST, Fondazione Nerone di Roma) 5,000,000 â‚¬
Honorary Professor Cardiff School of Biosciences, Life Sciences Building, Museum Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3AX Tel.: +44 2920875150 (direct) +44 29 208 74986 (fax) email@example.com https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/1144052-di-giovanni-giuseppe
Editor-in-Chief for the Series: The Receptors Springer-Verlag, NY, USA http://www.springer.com/series/7668
Editorial Board - CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics (Wiley-Blackwell)
Memberships Malta Chamber of Scientists Society for Neuroscience International Basal Ganglia Society Italian Society of Physiology New York Academy of Sciences British Physiological Society International Society for Serotonin Research