Donders Institute for Brain
Jan Buitelaar is a professor of psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry at the Radboud University Medical Centre, and at the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. He is also head of Karakter Child and Adolescent Psychiatry University Centre in Nijmegen. He has a strong clinical and research interest in neuropsychiatric disorders as ADHD, autism and impulsivity and aggression related disorders, and is involved in pharmacological, cognitive, clinical, genetic, and neuroimaging studies in these disorders. His current active research is focused on translational studies aiming to identify new molecular targets for ADHD and autism through matching preclinical models to human imaging genetics studies. His research is supported by grants from the European Union, NIH, and from the Dutch Medical Research Council. He has been editor in chief of European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from 2003-2014. He has published more than 700 peer-reviewed scientific papers.