Paolo Cassano, M.D., Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Psychiatrist
Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Physician Investigator (Cl)
Psychiatry, Mass General Research Institute
PhD University of Pisa Graduate School 2002
MD University of Pisa School of Medicine & Surgery 1996
antidepressive agents second-generation; anxiety; depression; depressive disorder major; dopamine agonists; drug resistance; fluoxetine; glycine hydroxymethyltransferase; hallucinations; hispanic americans; latinos; mood disorders; near-infrared radiation; psychotic disorders Dr. Paolo Cassano is a staff psychiatrist at the DCRP and at the Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders (CATSD), and is a part-time assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. He is the principal investigator of a clinical trial on near-infrared radiation for the treatment of depression. Dr. Cassano’s research interests include the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders with novel technologies, and cross-cultural psychiatry (Latino mental health).