Dr. Antonio Metastasio
Dr Metastasio graduated Magna cum Laude in Medicine at the University of Perugia in Italy. He subsequently trained in Psychiatry in Cambridge. After his graduation Dr Metastasio completed a Master degree in Neuroscience at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. Most recently Dr Metastasio graduated in MSt in Genomic Medicine at the University of Cambridge, the cradle of genetics in the UK. His thesis was about the pharmacogenomics of antipsychotics.
Dr Metastasio has a special interest in personalised medicine and genomics and in their application to psychiatry and addictions. He has vast clinical and academic experience in the treatment of addiction and a special expertise in the management of emerging addictions (novel psychoactive substances, behavioural addictions), in new patterns of misuse (binge drinking) and innovative treatments and interventions for addictions.
Dr Metastasio has developed a unique expertise and has been pioneering the use of genetic tests in research and in clinical settings.
Dr Metastasio works as Consultant Psychiatrist in London at the Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust. He has been a senior clinical Tutor of the University of Cambridge and he is currently teaching medical students of the University College London. Dr Metastasio also has a well-established practice in Harley Street.
Dr Metastasio has extensively published in the field of depression, psychosis, alcohol and substance misuse and genomic medicine.