Dr. Marco Bortolato's research is primarily focused on the characterization of the biological bases of neurodevelopmental disorders through the employment of behavioral tests in animal models.
- Translational Studies in Neuropsychopharmacology
- Animal models of neurodevelopmental and impulse-control disorders (schizophrenia and psychotic disorders, Tourette syndrome, autism-spectrum disorder, pathological aggression
- Pathological gambling
- Bipolar disorder)
- Behavioral pharmacology and neuroscience
- Drug discovery and clinical trials/studies in Neuropsychiatry