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Dr. Raul Gainetdinov

About Dr. Raul Gainetdinov

Raul R. Gainetdinov is the Institute of Translational Biomedicine Director at Saint Petersburg State University (SPBU), Russia.

Before SPBU, Raul R. Gainetdinov was a Senior Researcher in the Department of Neuroscience and Brain Technologies at the Italian Institute of Technology in Genova, Italy (2008-2016) and an Associate Research Professor in the Department of Cell Biology at Duke University in North Carolina, USA (1996-2008).

From 2013-2018, he was also a Professor at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech), Moscow.

Before joining the Department of Cell Biology in 1996 as a postdoc and becoming faculty at Duke in 2000, he researched at the Institute of Pharmacology Russian Academy of Medical Sciences in Moscow (1988-1996).

He received a Ph.D. in pharmacology in 1992 from the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences and an M.D. in 1988 from the Second Moscow Medical Institute, Moscow, Russia.

Since 2013, he has been elected Chair of the subcommittee for the Dopamine receptors of the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology Committee on Receptor Nomenclature and Drug Classification (NC-IUPHAR). As of August 2022, he has over 270 publications in scientific journals (including Science, Nature, Cell, and PNAS) and co-authored 13 patents.

His papers were cited over 28,000 times (H-index – 81, ISI Web of Science). In 2018-2020, Raul R. Gainetdinov was included in the Web of Science (WOS) Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) list, representing the top 0.1% of scientists worldwide.

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