luca pani

Luca Pani, M.D.

Luca Pani, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry – Clinical Track
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami, USA

Dr. Luca Pani is a psychiatrist with expertise in Pharmacology and Molecular Biology. Originally from Cagliari, Italy, he is a Fellow of the National Research Council of Italy, and served as Director General of the Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA) from 2011 to 2016, with CEO roles of both Regulator and Negotiator/Payer.

Dr. Pani has been (2010-2017) the Italian Alternate Member of the Committee for Human Medicine Products (CHMP); Full Member of the Scientific Advice Working Party (SAWP); and participant of the Working Party on Central Nervous System (WPCNS). He also has been the Chair of both the European Union Management Board Telematic Committee (EUMBTC) and the EU Network Pharmacovigilance Oversight Group for the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in London (UK) from 2013 to 2016. Since 2017 he is Chief Scientific Officer of EDRA-LSWR Publishing Company in Milan, Italy and Inpeco SA Total Lab Automation Company in Lugano, Switzerland and the Executive Director for Global Medical Innovation at NeuroCog in Durham, North Carolina.

Dr. Pani joined the University of Miami Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in 2017 as a Professor of Psychiatry. In his role at UM, part of Dr. Pani’s work will include designing and teaching interdisciplinary educational curriculum in clinical psychiatry, psychopharmacology, regulatory science, health policy and innovation; exploring the potential for implementing a clinical trials center for clinical neurosciences and other therapeutic areas; and assist with the medical supply chain product selection and pricing.

Dr. Pani is the author of over 160 scientific publications, editor and author of several volumes among which the highly downloaded Sustainable Innovation: Medicines and the Challenges for the Future of our National Health Service (English version free here and also a writer of successful leisure literature. He has attended over 1,000 conferences, seminars, workshops and national and international roundtables as an invited speaker.
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