Professor Samuele Cortese, MD, PhD, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, trained in Italy, France, and in the United States. He is currently Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Southampton and Honorary Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for Solent NHS Trust. He is also Adjunct Associate Professor with the New York University (NYU). Dr Cortese’s main research interest are around the epidemiology, neurobiology and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders, in particular ADHD and sleep disorders in children and adolescents. He has a particular interest in evidence synthesis via advanced meta-analytic approaches. Professor Cortese has published more than 200 peer-review papers, including first author empirical papers in prestigious journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet Psychiatry and the American Journal of Psychiatry. Professor Cortese is Deputy Editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) and sits on the editorial board of other 5 international psychiatric journals. He is a member of the European ADHD Guidelines Group (EAGG), as well as of the child and adolescent psychiatry faculty of the European Collegium of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) and of the British Association of Psychopharmacology (BAP)-child and adolescent psychiatry module.