Prof Giuseppe di Giovanni

Prof Giuseppe di Giovanni

Professor, Physiology & Biochemistry

Prof di Giovanni 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.

His research focuses on understanding the pathophysiology of monoaminergic systems using electrophysiological and neurochemical approach. He has published more than 110 peer-reviewed papers, edited 7 books and 6 special issues of various journals. H-index score (33) and number of citation (more than 3264) (as of December 2015, Source =

He is the Coordinator of the Malta Neuroscience Network and the President of the Malta Physiological Society (MPS). He is the Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious book series “The Receptors” by Springer, USA ( and serves as associate editor in neuroanatomy and neurochemistry for the Journal of Neuroscience Methods by Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands and CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics by Wiley. He is the Editor in Chief of Xjenza Online, the journal of the Malta Chamber of Scientists.

Research interest: Neuroscience, Biological Psychiatry, Neurophysiology, Electrophysiology, Experimental Neurology

Epilepsy Research

Marijuana & Managing Epilepsy

Picking Brains – Part 1

Showcasing Brains


Selected Publications