Global Resources

In 2012, the MGH CTNI established global activities and capabilities.


Nadia Iovieno, MD, PhD
MGH CTNI Medical Director, Europe

Dr. Iovieno received her M.D. from the University of Pisa, in 2003, completing her residency program in Psychiatry at Santa Chiara Hospital, Pisa. Her research in Italy has mainly focused on clinical features and pharmacological treatment of Eating and Anxiety Disorders, as well as on Antipsychotics-related Metabolic Syndrome. She has joined the Depression Clinical and Research Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital as a PhD research fellow and was primarily involved in the CO-MED (Combining Medications to Enhance Depression Outcomes) study. She joined the MGH CTNI in 2009 and has served as remote interviewer for the past 2 years. She received her PhD from the University of Pisa in 2011. She is fluent in English and Italian. Dr. Iovieno is based in Northern Italy.


Keio Center for Clinical Research

Established by Keio University School of Medicine in 2006 with support from the Ministry of Health, Keio Center for Clinical Research (Keio CCR) is a unique academic research organization whose core mission is to facilitate high quality clinical research with the ultimate aim of achieving the highest level of treatment and patient welfare. Toward this goal, CCR provides comprehensive support to investigators, research subjects and research sponsors worldwide.

Yuji Sato, MD, PhD
Professor and Director of Center for Clinical Research, Keio University

Professor Sato has been the Director of CCR for the past 3 years. He also serves as the Vice Chairperson for the Japanese Association of Pharmaceutical Medicine. Prior to his work at Keio University, he was the Director for Clinical Science at Merck Banyu for 4 years. He was also an Assistant Professor at the Nihon University School of Medicine for 2 years.

Professor Sato received his MD from Nihon University in 1989 and his PhD in Psychopharmacology from Nihon University in 1995. He has also received training in Research Methods in Psychiatry from Cambridge University in 1997.

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