Julio Licinio is an extremely popular name in the field of biology of depression and pharmacogenomics, which are his main scientific areas of expertise. In Albuquerque at University of New Mexico School of Medicine, he worked as a professor of clinical psychiatry and in Adelaide at Flinders University; he is counted among the best psychiatry professors.
Not only this, in Houston at the University of Texas, he handled the position of adjunct Psychiatry professor and in Braga at University of New Mexico Minho, he worked as a professor of psychiatry. Apart from these achievements, at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), he handled the position of Deputy Director of Translation Strategy and Process, where he worked as departmental head of Mind and Brain Theme. Apart from above, he also worked as director of the research center at John Curtin Medical Research Foundation.
Some crucial information related to the personal life of Prof. Licinio
Julio Licinio was born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. He holds the citizenship status of America, Brazil, and Australia. His area of education and research field is Psychiatry. Presently, he is associated with many universities including Yale University, UCLA, NIH Intramural Research Program, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Flinders University, and the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine.
Information related to his research field
The main area of his work is Psychiatry, which is associated with the biology of depression and Pharmacogenomics. He and his teammates has done a remarkable research on the cancer research, Nutrition and Metabolism, Mind and Brain, the genetics of depression, babies and children, Healthy Mothers, Heart health and Population Health.
But, his greatest research is on leptin. His achievement list is just incomplete without mentioning his leptin research work where he was successful in finding the relationship between leptin and obesity.