Dr. Cristina Cusin received her degree in medicine and specialization in psychiatry from Milan University. She went on to complete a post-doctoral fellowship at Vita-Salute University of Milan and has received several awards, including a national young scientist prize from the Societa Italiana di Psicopatologia for her research on the impact of clinical variables on illness time course in mood disorders. Dr. Cusin has been an assistant instructor for both Psychiatry and Genetics at the University Vita-Salute. Her main interests include the clinical features, pharmacologic treatments, and long-term follow-up of mood disorders. She is also interested in the genetics of major psychoses, family studies, and pharmacogenetics. Currently, she is a research fellow at the Depression Clinical and Research Program and is primarily involved in the Blue Cross Blue Shield Initiative for depression in primary care.
Neither Dr. Cusin nor any member of her family has relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.